The Health of Older People in Selected Countries of the Western Pacific Region

February 2015
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  • Publisher
    World Health Organization
  • Published
    20th February 2015
  • ISBN 9789290616573
  • Language English
  • Pages 46 pp.
  • Size 8.25" x 11.75"

This report provides an overview of population ageing and the health of people aged 60 years and above in the Western Pacific Region. It highlights the extent and pace of population ageing across a diversity of settings in the Region, and emphasizes some key health challenges and opportunities that accompany these changes. Policy implications are also discussed.