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Catalysing Change for Carers in Low and Middle Income Countries

Long-term care for people with chronic illnesses and disabilities presents an urgent challenge around the world. The burden placed on unpaid family carers is immense and has a direct impact on their physical health, mental and emotional wellbeing and economic security. Carers Worldwide highlights the vital role played by carers. We advocate for their inclusion in mainstream development programmes and the development of carer-specific services.

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Time to think about the mental health of carers

10thOctober is World Mental Health Day – a yearly event dedicated to raising awareness of mental health. As the number of people living with a mental health condition continues to rise, it is vital that we become more educated about mental health and break down the...

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The challenges of an ageing population

This week we acknowledged International Day of Older Persons, which presents an opportunity to both celebrate the elderly population and raise awareness of the issues that may affect their quality of life… People are living longer – the number of older...

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