Archived Research Projects

Community based social innovations for healthy communities in Japan


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


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

Experiences of Assistive Products Use among Older People in Japan


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