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close this bookLiving Conditions of Low-income Older Persons in Human Settlements UNCHS (Habitat) (HABITAT, 1999, 38 p.)
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View the document1. Acknowledgements
View the document2. Survey questionnaire
View the document3. Best Practices
View the document4. Speech of welcome to the workshop by Ms. Mieke Andela-Baur, President of Netherlands Platform Older People And Europe, 9 September 1999

1. Acknowledgements

This survey and workshop could not have been undertaken without the financial support of UNCHS (Habitat), and the Netherlands Platform Older People and Europe. Thanks is also due to the Institute of Public Administration for its continued voluntary support services to the project. Advice and support was also given by the NGO Committee on Human Settlements, and the NGO Committee on Ageing, both at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Great appreciation is expressed to the following Country Managers and their organizations who directed the Case Studies and Surveys of Older Persons for the Study; prepared the reports on their studies; and to those who participated in the Workshop:

Deborah Munns and Jim Longley of The People for Places and Spaces, and the Anglican Outreach Services, Sydney, Australia

Sonia Zapata Donoso, Escuela Trabajo Social, Universidad Santo Tomas, Santiago, Chile

Xiao Caiwei, China National Committee on Aging, Beijing, China

Dr. Magda Iskander, Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services, and the Centre for Geriatric Services, Cairo, Egypt

Edina Reviczky, Florence Nightingale Association, Budapest, Hungary

Dr. Shubha Soneja, HelpAge India, New Delhi, India

Dr. Denise Eldemire and Ken-Garfield Douglas, Dept. of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica

Kathleen Okatcha, HelpAge Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

Edward M. Gerlock, Coalition of Services for the Elderly (COSE), Manila, Philippines

Dr. Monica Ferreira, Centre for Gerontology, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Dr. Rusen Keles and Ms. Nilgun Gorer, Research Assistant, Department of City and Regional Planning, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey

Ms. Khadijah Odeh-Piper, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Appreciation is also expressed to the following individuals who contributed greatly to the success of the Study and Workshop:

Richard May, Senior Associate, Institute of Public Administration

Selman Erguden, UNCHS (Habitat)

David Mammen, President of the Institute of Public Administration

Virginia Hazzard, of the NGO Committee on Ageing

Mieke Andela-Bauer, President, Ger J.M. Tielen, Director and Mira Weber of Netherlands Platform Older People and Europe

Prof. Dr. Gertrud Krueskemper, EURAG

Amanda Heslop and Mark Gorman of HelpAge International