Ageing and Health in the Philippines

The Longitudinal Study of Aging and Health in the Philippines (LSAHP) is the first multi-actor longitudinal study on aging in the Philippines with information coming from older Filipinos, their caregivers, and adult children. The 2018 baseline data provides comprehensive information on the health, economic status, and overall well-being of a nationally representative sample of older Filipinos aged 60 and older.

AHWIN Forum: Achieving Healthy Aging in Asia

Capitalizing on this year’s gathering in Japan of health ministers and government officials for the G20 Health Ministers’ Meeting, where active and healthy aging was a key theme of the discussions, the 2019 AHWIN Forum gathered more than 140 experts from throughout Asia to examine the topic of “Achieving Healthy Aging in Asia: Envisioning Better Care for Older Adults.”

Towards Population Ageing in Africa–Current Approach to Elderly Care, and Lessons to be Shared Across Continents, An Official TICAD7 Side Event

Although the relative number of elderly people in Africa is still low compared to other continents, that number is expected to triple in the next 30 years. Population aging is a positive outcome for healthcare systems, but it also presents a variety of new challenges. Held on the sidelines of the 7th Tokyo International Conference of African Development (TICAD7), this event brought together influential policymakers, NGO representatives, and academicians for a dialogue on the challenges of aging populations in Africa.