Policies and Programmes for Older Persons in Asia and the Pacific: Selected Studies (F): Social Policy Paper, No. 1 (Social Policy Paper)

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  • Care of the elderly,
  • ASIA,
  • General,
  • Sociology
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Asia and the Pacific is witnessing the fact that older persons are becoming a larger and more visible part of the economic, social and political landscape.

In three parts, this publication focuses on the situation of older persons in the region. Part One provides a. Ageing and Long-term Care National Policies in the Asia-Pacific. Get access. Policies and Programmes for Older Persons in Asia and the Pacific: Selected Studies book case studies in this book focus on the emergence, extent and nature of national policies on ageing and associated strategies to address long-term care needs.

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