What Asia can do to strengthen safeguards for its COVID-19 vulnerable aging societies

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By Asia's Developing Future and Asian Development Bank Institute. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
The social and economic challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic pose a particular threat to Asia’s increasing number of elderly people. In this podcast, ADBI Capacity Building and Training Economist, Pitchaya Sirivunnabood, discusses the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the region’s aging societies and strategies for safeguarding seniors moving forward. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Developme Read the transcript https://bit.ly/34bDjRZ Related link Confronting COVID-19: ADBI Solutions for Asia and the Pacific https://bit.ly/2SR1DlC

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