Why health systems must change: Addressing the needs of ageing populations in low- and middle-income countries

by Paul Ong, Charlotte Evans and Angela Burton
HelpAge International, 2014

12 pp. 1.6 MB:
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The world’s population is ageing rapidly, with the over-60 population growing fastest. Since 2000, there have been more people aged 60 or over than children under 5. Ageing, however, brings with it a number of challenges that suggest the need for more integrated horizontal and vertical approaches if health and care services for ageing and age-related health conditions are to be effective.

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