PREVENTIVE CARE AND HEALTHY AGEING: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

Digitalresearch.eiu.com: 10/10/12

A host of factors are converging to challenge healthcare systems worldwide. By 2050, an estimated 2bn people will be 60 years old or more. Average life expectancy is increasing; diseases are being ‘managed’ rather than ‘cured’; and healthcare costs are rising. Countries need to mitigate the challenge of a potentially costly ageing population. What are they doing to ensure their ageing population remains healthy? Read more