MENARAH (meaning lighthouse in Arabic) brings together those interested in healthy ageing research and policy across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. We aim to raise awareness of ageing within the MENA region’s specific economic and socio-cultural structures. The MENARAH network seeks to conduct research and knowledge mobilisation activities to inform the formulation of policies and practices specific to healthy ageing and the well-being of older people and their informal carers in the region.

Read MENARAH Director’s Welcome Note

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On the 13th of February 2023, The United Nations Regional Commissions held a side event for the 61st Session of the Commission for...