Political and civic life

Public Service Reform Plan 2014-2016 (ROI)

15th January 2014, Department of Public Service Expenditure and Reform

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform (ROI), Brendan Howlin TD, and Minister of State for Public Service Reform and the Office of Public Works, Brian Hayes TD, recently published (14 January 2014) the ROI Government’s new Public Service Reform Plan 2014-2016 and the Second Progress Report on its previous Reform Plan. It contains a number of measures in the health sector that concern older people.

Older people and the diversity of discrimination

11th December 2013, HelpAge

To mark Human Rights Day (10 Dec 2013), HelpAge has published new research that reveals the diversity of discrimination faced by older people around the world. It carried out surveys in Mozambique, Peru and Kyrgyzstan, asking one hundred older people in each country about their experiences of discrimination.