[PDF] Good health adds life to years

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

Abstract

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.