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The Importance Of Our Care Economy In An Aging Nation

Ahmad Ikram, Senior policy advisor, Asia Foundation Malaysia and their Care Economy Project Lead | Chai Sen Tyng, Senior Research Officer, Malaysian Research Institute on Ageing (MyAgei), Universiti Putra Malaysia

28-Apr-23 18:00

The Importance Of Our Care Economy In An Aging Nation

The carework industry has always been a topic of conversation, being undervalued and underappreciated. So we dive into it, first by looking at the important role the care workers play in our country’s growth, and how to get them their due. Then, we hone in on why the care economy is particularly essential as we move towards becoming an ageing society.

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Produced by: Kelly Anissa, Alia Zefri, Natasha Fusil

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan


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Categories:  wellnesseconomy

Tags:  careworkageingwomen issueselderly carechild care





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