Authors Peter Van Eeuwijk (PI) , Joyce Nyoni , Honorati Masanja , Vendelin Tarmo Simon , Jana Gerold ,

Director of thesis: Brigit Obrist van Eeuwijk

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Abstract Old-age research in relation to culture, health and illness in developing countries is gradually gaining in importance in the social sciences. However, social anthropology studies on elder care, care support schemes and burden of elder care are only in its initial stage. This proposed research builds on a selected review of current literature and on findings of a previous study of the applicant on old-age vulnerability in Southeast Asia, where care needs related to chronic illnesses were iden... >>