It has not achieved much in terms of providing enabling environments across sections of populations with various forms of disabilities.
02 Dec 2019 1:35 AM
Studies indicate that, from 2015 to 2030, the number of people aged 60 and above would rise from 901 million to 1.4 billion.
30 Sep 2019 1:24 AM
The global campaign this year is to talk about dementia which is necessary to erase the stigma attached to it and spread awareness about its symptoms.
18 Sep 2019 1:16 AM
Population ageing in India poses major challenges in the interconnected areas of health, gender and income security
11 Jul 2019 6:55 AM
India does not have any specific elder abuse laws or a national government policy framework related to elder abuse.
13 Jun 2019 1:42 AM
The poor in both rural and urban areas need special attention for relief work whether by the government or civil society members.
15 May 2019 12:23 AM
Many nations including India realise that often their citizens have to choose between spending on healthcare and meeting their daily living expenses.
04 Apr 2019 1:12 AM
An important task in empowering women is to elevate their voices at home, at the workplace and beyond.
08 Mar 2019 12:15 AM
Older people need to be integrated in society for them to enjoy their quality of life and dignity.
10 Dec 2018 5:57 AM
October is observed as the month to raise awareness on mental health issues across the world.
17 Oct 2018 1:34 AM
Older people must demand legislations and laws, which protect their rights, stop age discrimination and ageism.
28 Sep 2018 6:16 AM
Dementia should not be ignored, especially by family members, as it can have effects which can become unmanageable if help is not sought.
17 Sep 2018 12:29 AM
There is need to better understand older people's lives and strengthen the protection and support for them.
31 Aug 2018 12:19 AM
In turn, independence is the ability to perform actions of daily living and participate in society in accordance with one’s will.
31 Jul 2018 12:36 AM
Institutional care provisions for older people must also deliver quality care and stop abuse and neglect.
14 Jun 2018 2:04 AM
If and when crime takes place the conviction rate should go up and the current pendency of cases in the courts should be brought down.
07 May 2018 11:38 PM
The government at the Centre with an eye on the upcoming 2019 general election has announced through UHC a massive expansion of healthcare facilities.
06 Apr 2018 6:42 AM
Globally, women’s education, health and violence towards women are still worse than that of men.
08 Mar 2018 4:54 AM
In recent times, it is encouraging that many countries across continents have taken various steps to make social development programmes inclusive.
01 Dec 2017 1:04 AM
Doctors may also be spared of any accusation of foul play or negligence in cases where patients had penned down a living will.
25 Oct 2017 12:24 AM