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Hidden victims of the Syrian crisis: disabled, injured and older refugees
HelpAge International, 2014
The Syrian crisis has generated the largest refugee movement since the Rwandan genocide. Within this refugee population older, disabled and injured refugees face specific challenges that contribute to their vulnerability, yet, studies...
Why health systems must change: addressing the needs of ageing populations in low- and middle-income countries
HelpAge International, 2014
The world’s population is ageing rapidly, with the over-60 population growing fastest. Since 2000, there have been more people aged 60 or over than children under 5. Ageing, however, brings with it a number of challenges th...
Social Panorama of Latin America 2013
United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2014
This edition of the Social Panorama of Latin America discusses poverty from different angles, and in particular from amultidimensional perspective. This approach enables detailed analysis not only of the magnitude of poverty, but also...
Demographic transitions in Europe and the world
F. Willekens / Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, 2014
The demographic transition is a universal phenomenon. All regions of the world experience a change from high levels of mortality and fertility to low levels. The onset and pace of the demographic transition vary between regions and co...
religious involvement, social engagement, and subjective health status of older residents of informal neighborhoods of Nairobi
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2011
Although past research has extensively documented the effects of religious involvement and social integration on the health outcomes of older people, relatively little research has examined the relationship among older Africans. In th...
Ageing and adult health status in eight lower-income countries: the INDEPTH WHO-SAGE collaboration
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010
Globally, ageing impacts all countries, with a majority of older persons residing in lower- and middle-income countries now and into the future. An understanding of the health and well-being of these ageing populations is important fo...
The health and well-being of older people in Nairobi’s slums
C. Kyobutungi; T Egondi; A. Ezeh / African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010
Globally, it is estimated that people aged 60 and over constitute more than 11% of the population, with the corresponding proportion in developing countries being 8%. Rapid urbanisation in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), fuelled in part by ...
HIV/AIDS and the health of older people in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya: results from a cross sectional survey
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2009
The proportion of older people is increasing worldwide. Globally, it is estimated that older people (those 60 years or older) constitute more than 11% of the population. As the HIV/AIDS pandemic rages in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), its ...
socioeconomic differentials between HIV caregivers and noncaregivers: is there a selection effect? A case of older people living in Nairobi city slums
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010
One potentially important influence on older people’s living standards is their role in the care and support oforphans and people ill due to HIV/AIDS. This article seeks to investigate the association between caregiving t...
Towards universal pensions in Tanzania: Evidence on opportunities and challenges from a remote area, Ngenge ward, Kagera
M. Heslop; S. Hofmann / HelpAge International, 2014
The Government of Tanzania is currently taking concrete steps towards the implementation of a universal non-contributory pension. The objective of this study was to build on previous research by exploring the impacts of the cash trans...
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Hidden victims of the Syrian crisis: disabled, injured and older refugees
HelpAge International, 2014
The Syrian crisis has generated the largest refugee movement since the Rwandan genocide. Within this refugee population older, disabled and injured refugees face specific challenges that contribute to their vulnerability, yet, studies...
Why health systems must change: addressing the needs of ageing populations in low- and middle-income countries
HelpAge International, 2014
The world’s population is ageing rapidly, with the over-60 population growing fastest. Since 2000, there have been more people aged 60 or over than children under 5. Ageing, however, brings with it a number of challenges th...
Social Panorama of Latin America 2013
United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2014
This edition of the Social Panorama of Latin America discusses poverty from different angles, and in particular from amultidimensional perspective. This approach enables detailed analysis not only of the magnitude of poverty, but also...
Demographic transitions in Europe and the world
F. Willekens / Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, 2014
The demographic transition is a universal phenomenon. All regions of the world experience a change from high levels of mortality and fertility to low levels. The onset and pace of the demographic transition vary between regions and co...
religious involvement, social engagement, and subjective health status of older residents of informal neighborhoods of Nairobi
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2011
Although past research has extensively documented the effects of religious involvement and social integration on the health outcomes of older people, relatively little research has examined the relationship among older Africans. In th...
Ageing and adult health status in eight lower-income countries: the INDEPTH WHO-SAGE collaboration
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010
Globally, ageing impacts all countries, with a majority of older persons residing in lower- and middle-income countries now and into the future. An understanding of the health and well-being of these ageing populations is important fo...
The health and well-being of older people in Nairobi’s slums
C. Kyobutungi; T Egondi; A. Ezeh / African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010
Globally, it is estimated that people aged 60 and over constitute more than 11% of the population, with the corresponding proportion in developing countries being 8%. Rapid urbanisation in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), fuelled in part by ...
HIV/AIDS and the health of older people in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya: results from a cross sectional survey
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2009
The proportion of older people is increasing worldwide. Globally, it is estimated that older people (those 60 years or older) constitute more than 11% of the population. As the HIV/AIDS pandemic rages in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), its ...
socioeconomic differentials between HIV caregivers and noncaregivers: is there a selection effect? A case of older people living in Nairobi city slums
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010
One potentially important influence on older people’s living standards is their role in the care and support oforphans and people ill due to HIV/AIDS. This article seeks to investigate the association between caregiving t...
Towards universal pensions in Tanzania: Evidence on opportunities and challenges from a remote area, Ngenge ward, Kagera
M. Heslop; S. Hofmann / HelpAge International, 2014
The Government of Tanzania is currently taking concrete steps towards the implementation of a universal non-contributory pension. The objective of this study was to build on previous research by exploring the impacts of the cash trans...
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Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN)
The Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN) is composed of volunteer grandmothers and grand-others from across Canada. It acts as a Canadian voice for Africa’s sub-Saharan grandmothers who are caring for AIDS-orphaned children, and works for changes in Canadian policies to improve their quality of life.
Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, United Nations (UN OEWGA)
The Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing was established by the United Nations' General Assembly in 2010. The working group will consider the existing international framework of the human rights of older persons and identify possible gaps and how best to address them, including by considering, as appropriate, the feasibility of further instruments and measures.
Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People
The Global Alliance aims to reach out to older people in all regions of the world to ensure their voices are heard by UN member states nationally, regionally, through UN institutions, UN Commissions and the UN General Assembly. The Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People supports the creation of international and regional human rights instruments as powerful tools for strengtheni...
Social Protection Floor (SPF)
A Social Protection Floor (SPF) is the first level of a comprehensive national social protection system. It is comprised of: universal access to essential services (such as health, education, housing, water and sanitation and other services, as nationally defined) social transfers in cash or in kind, to ensure income security, food security, adequate nutrition...
The Journal of Aging in Emerging Economies (JAEE)
(JAEE) is an online, peer-refereed forum for increasing understanding of human aging and for improving the services provided to later-life adults. It is the only journal that deals specifically with ageing issues in emerging economies. The JAEE offers a platform for high quality research on ageing. JAEE is published online biannually in January and July by the Department of Sociology at Kent State...
Journal of Aging Research
Peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies related to all aspects of ageing.
Ministry of Development Planning and Cooperation, Government of Malawi
The Ministry of Development Planning and Cooperation is Malawi Government's main planning agency responsible for national economic and development planning, and monitoring and evaluation of socio-economic issues in the country. Its main mandate is to provide professional advice and technical support to Government and the public on economic and social policy development and management so as to achi...
University of Western Australia
Asia-Pacific Intergovernmental Meeting on the Second Review and Appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2012
Review of Madrid Plan of  Action on Ageing
Long-Run Economic Perspectives of an Ageing Society (LEPAS)
The EU member countries will be increasingly populated by older people. Nearly 25 percent of people in the European Union in 2030 can be above age 65, up from about 17 percent in 2005. Europe's old-age dependency ratio (the number of people age 65 and older compared with the number of working-age people ages 15-64) could more than double by 2050, from one in every four to fewer than one in every t...
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