NCHR calls for protection of rights of elderly

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AMMAN — The National Center for Human Rights (NCHR) on Saturday called for the protection and promotion of the rights of the elderly, through legislation which guarantees their rights and takes into account their special needs.اضافة اعلان

“It is necessary to provide a secure retirement future for the elderly through the social security umbrella and incorporate them into necessary health care, including home care and providing medical cadres with geriatricians,” NCHR said in a statement to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

The NCHR pointed to challenges related to “this category, which requires the cooperation of all entities to enhance the reality of the elderly”. It recommended updating plans for protecting the elderly.

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