The Road to Better Long-Term Care in Asia and the Pacific: Building Systems of Care and Support for Older Persons

Publication | May 2022

This report shares insights on capacity building for long-term care in six countries at different stages of population aging: Indonesia, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tonga, and Viet Nam.

Price
  • US$24.00 (paperback)

It explores these countries’ long-term care systems and their particular circumstances and challenges. It also examines what they have in common and highlights good practices that may be helpful to other countries facing similar issues. The report draws on insights from the Asian Development Bank technical assistance project Strengthening Developing Member Countries’ Capacity in Elderly Care.

Contents 

  • Key Points
  • Introduction
  • Country Summaries
    • Indonesia
    • Mongolia
    • Sri Lanka
    • Thailand
    • Tonga
    • Viet Nam
  • Challenges for Long‑Term Care in Asia and the Pacific
  • Looking Ahead—10 Steps to Better Long‑Term Care in Asia and the Pacific

Additional Details

Type
Subjects
  • Social development and protection
  • Aging and the Elderly
Countries
  • Indonesia
  • Mongolia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • Tonga
  • Viet Nam
Pages
  • 52
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • TCS220199-2
ISBN
  • 978-92-9269-539-2 (print)
  • 978-92-9269-540-8 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9269-541-5 (ebook)

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