Replication of elderly care model based on communityIn the days 3 and June 4, 2014, in Thanh Hoa City, the HelpAge International (HAI) in cooperation with the relevant units organized seminar "elderly care based on community". Attending the seminar were representatives of ministries and departments concerned at the central level: MOLISA, Ministry of Health, the Vietnam National Committee on Aging, Vietnam Association of the Elderly, Vietnam Women's Union ...; representatives of International Organizations: the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), the HAI, the HelpAge Korea (HAK) ...; leaders representing of the Local Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, Department of Health, Provincial Fatherland Front Committee of Thanh Hoa...
APEC turning to ICT to support aging populations Better access to information and communications technology (ICT) and service delivery are needed to boost living standards as the ageing population in the Asia-Pacific is piling pressure on shrinking workforces and budgets.
Southern province to give free healthcare to poor elderly people The Red Cross of the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau has worked with the provincial military high command to give free medical check-ups, medicine and other assistance to 240 poor, lonely elderly people and beneficiaries’ families in Hoa Hiep commune, Xuyen Moc district.
11th Global Conference on Ageing: "Ageing Connects” From May 28th to June 2nd, 2012, the delegation of the Vietnam National Committee on Ageing (VNCA) led by Ms. Le Minh Giang, chief Office of VNCA attended the Government staff conference on the elderly and IFA 11th Global Conference on Ageing: "Ageing Connects” in Prague, Czech Republic.
Conference seeks strategy to care for elderly An ageing population and care for the elderly were the highlights of a conference on November 19 in Hanoi. The event was co-organised by the Ministry of Health, the Hanoi University of Public Health and Umea University of Sweden.
Elderly at risk of malnutrition Many elderly people are suffering from malnutrition but unaware of the symptoms of the condition, according to the results of a recent study.
Many elderly people live hard life: survey Up to 63 percent of Vietnam 's elderly people are living in disadvantaged situations, the Institute of Social and Medical Studies revealed at the launch of the national survey on elderly people on May 4.