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Healthcare and Ageing Society

Asia is facing a massive demographic shift. By 2050, the number of people in Asia who are aged 65 or older is expected to grow to 937 million people—more than double today's number. ERIA is conducting various projects related to long-term care and ageing society in a bid to support policymaking decisions to overcome the challenges of the ageing population boom in ASEAN and East Asia. 

CADP, Innovation, Digital Economy, Sustainable Economy, Infrastructure, Urban Development, automotive, healthcare, Agriculture, Energy, Environment

The Comprehensive Asia Development Plan (CADP) 3.0: Towards an Integrated, Innovative, Inclusive, and Sustainable Economy

16 September 2022

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has caused trade disruptions; a drop in foreign direct investment; and scarring effects on poverty, education, and women in many … Read More

healthcare, long-term care, ageing in Asia, ageing society, Asia

Health and Long-term Care Information in Ageing Asia

02 September 2022

Global ageing is continuing. Not only the proportion of older persons, but also the absolute numbers of older persons in emerging countries have been increasing … Read More

healthcare, long-term care, caregivers, care workers, Japan, Indonesia

Agents of Care Technology Transfer: Trends and Challenges of Migration Care Workers Across Borders

12 August 2022

The purpose of this project is to show the models of promoting the transfer of knowledge and skills of Long-term care (LTC) from the destination … Read More

Indonesia, COVID-19, ageing in Asia, ageing society, Health, healthcare

Older People and COVID-19 in Indonesia (2022 Edition)

09 August 2022

The second round of phone surveys ‘Older People and COVID-19 in Indonesia’ is a follow-up to the first-round survey. It was a joint project of … Read More

ageing society, healthcare, India, Japan

Trauma Care in India and Japan: Current Situation and Future Prospects

21 March 2022

As trauma deaths have increased whereas age-standardised mortality rates have declined, improving trauma care is an issue of crucial importance for both developed and developing … Read More

ageing society, Cambodia, Health, healthcare, Labour and Migration, Lao PDR, Viet Nam

Pioneering Chronic-phase Rehabilitation and Nutritional Management in Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, and Viet Nam: Promotion of a Broad-based Healthcare System

29 December 2021

The second part of this project focuses on chronic-phase rehabilitation and nutritional management at hospitals in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam in line with … Read More

Aviation, Connectivity, COVID-19, healthcare

Aviation Market Development in the New Normal Post the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Analysis of Air Connectivity and Business Travel

02 September 2021

This study quantifies the effects introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic on air connectivity and passenger travel behaviour. Our analysis suggests that the pandemic has led … Read More

healthcare, long-term care, caregivers, care workers, India, Philippines, Japan

Qualifications Framework for Long-term Care Workers in India, Japan, and the Philippines

13 July 2021

Due to a steadily ageing global population, demand for care workers for older people is growing worldwide. In most societies and cultures, older people have … Read More

ERIA Research Summary

Summary of ERIA Research Projects 2020-2021

01 July 2021

The Summary of ERIA Research Projects 2020-2021 provides an overview of both new and ongoing projects that ERIA researchers are currently working on as of … Read More

ageing, ageing in Asia, ageing society, healthcare, caregivers

Coping with Rapid Population Ageing in Asia

29 June 2021

Can you imagine the life of octogenarians, nonagenarians, or centenarians? It may be difficult if you do not have any limitations on daily activities. But … Read More

ageing, ageing society, healthcare, labour market, Thailand

Population Ageing in Thailand

25 June 2021

Thailand is one of the fastest-ageing countries in the world. The proportion of the population aged 60 and over is projected to increase from 13% … Read More

Indonesia, ageing society, COVID-19, Health

Older People and COVID-19 in Indonesia

25 February 2021

The phone survey of older people and coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Indonesia was conducted as a joint project by ERIA, Bappenas, and SurveyMETER. Its aim … Read More

ageing society, Aging Population, Viet Nam, health, healthcare

Ageing and Health in Viet Nam

28 December 2020

The Longitudinal Study of Ageing and Health in Viet Nam (LSAHV) is the first multi-actor longitudinal study on ageing in Viet Nam with information collected … Read More

Asia, ageing in Asia, healthcare, Labour and Migration

Human Resources for the Health and Long-term Care of Older Persons in Asia

12 November 2020

The international migration of nurses and care workers is increasing. Many factors, such as population ageing and the development of healthcare services, contribute to the … Read More

ageing, Aging Population, ageing in Asia, ageing society, Japan, Insurance, healthcare

Outcomes of Long-term Care Insurance Services in Japan: Evidence from National Long-term Care Insurance Claim Data

28 October 2020

Japan has the oldest population structure in the world, with a share of 28.1% of people aged 65 years or above in 2018, and this … Read More

Cambodia, healthcare, Human Capital, Lao PDR, Viet Nam

Pioneering an Integrated Rehabilitation System and Human Resource Development to Improve Rehabilitation Services in Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, and Viet Nam

28 July 2020

The world population is ageing at an unprecedentedly rapid pace and Southeast Asia is no exception. In the societies with more older people, more patients … Read More

health, healthcare, ageing in Asia, ageing society, ageing, Philippines

Ageing and Health in The Philippines

09 December 2019

The Longitudinal Study of Ageing and Health in the Philippines (LSAHP) is the first multi-actor longitudinal study on ageing in the Philippines with information coming … Read More

healthcare, Asia

Demand and Supply of Long-term Care For Older Persons in Asia

27 August 2019

In East and Southeast Asia, the numbers and proportions of older persons are increasing. The quickly increasing elderly population will create greater demand for long-term … Read More

healthcare, ageing society, ASEAN, Japan

Functional Recovery Care

30 April 2019

Asia is facing a massive demographic shift. By 2050, the number of people in Asia who are aged 65 or older is expected to grow … Read More

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