[PDF] Good health adds life to years

World Health Organization
World Health Organization (WHO)
Publication date:
31 March 2012


This briefing, published to coincide with World Health Day 2012, utilises exisiting data and recent research to understand the health needs of older people. The briefing begins with a summary of key findings and follows with sections covering: the demographics of ageing; the epidemiology of ageing; the actions that can be taken by health systems providers to ensure good health in ageing populations, before finishing with a section on further reading.