AIDS 2018

AIDS 2018: Vital voices, Scientific Promise, and Missed Priorities Prakash Tyagi, Executive Director of the HelpAge affiliate GRAVIS, reflects on his week at AIDS 2018, sharing key takeaways and lessons from one of the largest cross-sector gatherings on HIV/AIDS.    By Dr. Prakash Tyagi, Executive Director, GRAVIS The 22nd...

Posted: 30 July 2018

Health in India

India's path to Health for All - A Message from GRAVIS by Prakash Tyagi, Executive Director, GRAVIS Despite rapid economic growth in recent years, India's health indicators continue to be dismal. Based on rankings of health systems and per capita expenditure on health, India trails way behind other countries...

Posted: 03 May 2018

How Older Women are Driving Social Change in India

By encouraging older women to take on leadership roles, @GravisIndia , our affiliate in India, was able to improve food security and community health. Read our article by @TyagiP to learn how older women are driving change in rural India. #NeverTooOld

Posted: 27 March 2018

8 Years After the 2010 Earthquake, Older People Help Build Resilience in Haiti

When the Category 5 Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti in 2016, Jean Lessage Charles lost his home. "The hurricane affected the roof of my house, and the flooding that followed has destroyed its remains," Mr. Charles said. Many were in the same position. Urban residents often live in poorly constructed...

Posted: 19 December 2017

World Aids Day 2017

For World Aids Day, we are sharing a post from HelpAge's partner organization, GRAVIS, that highlights why factoring aging into the development of HIV/AIDS programming is so critical. In India, GRAVIS and HelpAge reach older people in rural, impoverished areas with education, training, and counseling.    By Dr. Prakash...

Posted: 01 December 2017