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YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 2013

YPSA to establish Age-friendly Spaces for elderly Rohingyas

The training was conducted by Ms. Dianna Joy Hiscock, Global Disability Advisor, HelpAge International

To respect, promote and ensure the human rights of aged Rohingya people who fled to Bangladesh due to persecution against Rohigya Muslim in Myanmar, YPSA is going to establish two Age-friendly Spaces with the support of HelpAge International. Under these two Age-friendly Spaces, YPSA will provide health care and other support to elderly people both home-based and centre-based. On this purpose, a two-day long training workshop titled “Training on Home-Based Care” has been organized by YPSA with the support of HelpAge International.

The training was held at YPSA CYC at Ramu, Cox’s Bazar on 2-3rd November. The purpose of the training was to orient the project staffs how to provide home-based care to elderly people.

The training was conducted by Ms. Dianna Joy Hiscock, Global Disability Advisor, HelpAge International. Dr. Juma Khudonazarow, Humanitarian Health and Care; Ms. Rabeya Sultana, Country director; Md. Jahangir Alam, Emergency Project Manager of HelpAge international and Mr. Shahidul Islam, Program Manager, YPSA were present in the training workshop.

Training on Home-Based Care