Ageing and life-course

Global health and ageing

Publication details

Editors: WHO; US National Institute of Aging
Number of pages: 32
Publication date: October 2011
Languages: English



Population aging is a powerful and transforming demographic force. We are only just beginning to comprehend its impacts at the national and global levels. As we prepare for a new demographic reality, we hope this report raises awareness not only about the critical link between global health and aging, but also about the importance of rigorous and coordinated research to close gaps in our knowledge and the need for action based on evidence-based policies.