TITLE

Thinking globally enriches advocacy for elders worldwide

AUTHOR(S)
Sykes, James T.; Aziz, Susan Joy
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Aging Today;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on "International Policy Initiatives" which are going to be presented on the National Forum on Global Aging of the organization American Society on Aging (ASA) during 2013 Aging in America Conference in Chicago, Illinois, on March 15, 2013.
ACCESSION #
86441176

 

Related Articles

  • Andorra.  // Presidents & Prime Ministers;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p35 

    Presents the membership of the Principality of Andorra to the World Health Organization on January 15, 1997.

  • FOREIGN RELATIONS.  // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Monaco;Apr2008, p4 

    The article discusses the international relations of Monaco. It states that Monaco actively participates in the United Nations (UN), which it has joined in 1993. On October 4, 2004, Monaco joined the Council of Europe and is a member of many international and intergovernmental organizations,...

  • Is the declaration of Alma Ata still relevant to primary health care? Gillam, Stephen // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/8/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7643, p536 

    The author reflects on whether the declaration of the Alma Ata, which was convened by the World health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund is still relevant to primary health care in 2008. He suggests that the visions of the declaration have relevance in 2008. He argues that the...

  • Policy implementation in wheelchair service delivery in a rural South African setting. Visagie, Surona; Scheffler, Elsje; Schneider, Marguerite // African Journal of Disability;2013, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p1 

    Background: Wheelchairs allow users to realise basic human rights and improved quality of life. South African and international documents guide rehabilitation service delivery and thus the provision of wheelchairs. Evidence indicates that rehabilitation policy implementation gaps exist in rural...

  • Coming up in Spring 2013 Generations.  // Aging Today;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p3 

    The article focuses on the rising number of publications related to the subject of aging and also offers information on the topics in the Spring 2013 issue of the periodical "Generations."

  • Keep in stride with `Aging out Loud'.  // New York Amsterdam News;09/23/99, Vol. 90 Issue 39, p15 

    Reports that the United Nations Committee for the Celebration of the UN International Year of Older Persons is presenting Aging Out Loud: A Global Walk for All Ages, in New York City. Focal point of a worldwide series of Global Embrace Walks, part of the World Health Organization's Global...

  • A new global framework for immunization monitoring and surveillance. Dabbagh, A.; Eggers, R.; Cochi, S.; Dietz, V.; Strebel, P.; Cherian, T. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Dec2007, Vol. 85 Issue 12, p904 

    The article reports on the impact of the publication of the "Global Immunization Vision and Strategy 2006-2015" (GIVS) by the World Health Organization and United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund and the creation of the Global Framework for Immunization Monitoring and Surveillance...

  • People with Disabilities and Disasters. Vásquez Barrios, Armando J. // Disasters: Preparedness & Mitigation in the Americas;Nov2013, Issue 120, p5 

    The article focuses on the recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO) to give people with disabilities the opportunity in participating in activities for general public. Topics discussed include the impact of disasters on people with disabilities, the International Day for Disaster...

  • WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION.  // International Organization;May53, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p279 

    This article presents a summary of activities of the World Health Organization (WHO), a specialized agency of the United Nations. In connection with the participation of WHO in the United Nations' technical assistance program, the Executive Board of WHO considered the effects of possible cuts in...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics