Archived Research Projects



Community based social innovations for healthy communities in Japan


Background


Ensuring fiscal and financial sustainability of the health and social care system is regarded as an important policy goal. In several high... Read More




Assistive technologies to enhance quality of life of older people


Background


While life expectancy (LE) is increasing globally, healthy life expectancy (HLE)... Read More




Experiences of Assistive Products Use among Older People in Japan


Background


More than one billion of the world’s population need... Read More




Health Metrics for Age-Friendly Environments


This project aimed to promote research and evaluation of Age-friendly Cities (AFC), and age-friendly environment initiatives more broadly. This,... Read More




Health Technology Assessment: A prioritization exercise


Many new technologies are being developed to promote health among older adults.  This report identifies prioritisation... Read More




UHC Leadership Programme


Countries that have or will soon experience rapid population ageing have not fully understood the implications nor potential impact of the needs of population ageing on their... Read More




Community-Based Social Innovations


Health systems across both developed and developing regions struggle to meet the diverse and complex needs of increasing number of... Read More




Technology and social innovations for an ageing Asia


In March 2016, the WHO Kobe Centre was invited to participate in a workshop on Comparative Ageing Policies... Read More