“MyAgeing was awarded with the 2021 Special Prize for Covid-19 Response for its contribution in helping the elderly during the pandemic. . . The award was part of the Japanese government’s Asia Health and Wellbeing Initiative (AHWIN) and co-managed by the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Japan Centre for International Exchange (JCIE).”
This article from the New Straits Times highlights Malaysia’s rapidly aging population. The article features the award ceremony for the Malaysia Research Institute on Aging, held at the Embassy of Japan in Malaysia, to present the Special Prize for COVID-19 Response of the 2021 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation, which is carried out as part of the Asia Health and Wellbeing Initiative (AHWIN). The institute was recognized for its innovative use of autonomous robots to perform contactless deliveries in long-term care facilities for older adults in Malaysia. You can learn more about the project on the AHWIN website.
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