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Most Global Health Aid Targets Those Younger Than Age 60, Study Shows

Health Affairs: Vast Majority Of Development Assistance For Health Funds Target Those Below Age Sixty
Vegard Skirbekk, senior researcher at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and a professor at the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, and colleagues note development assistance for health increasingly “targets younger more than older age groups, relative to their disease burden.” The researchers note this discrepancy increased between 1990 and 2013 and examine possible reasons for the increase (May 2017).

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