WHO Global Strategy Aims To Improve Health Among Older People

The Lancet: WHO puts healthy aging on the front burner
“…[In] an office in WHO’s Geneva headquarters, … John Beard and his colleagues are mulling over the draft of a strategy — A Global Strategy and Plan of Action on Aging and Health — aimed at giving older people throughout the world a chance to live as full and healthy a life as [possible]. Beard, who heads WHO’s Department of Aging and Life Course, explains: ‘We are developing a strategy to ensure that older people in all countries of the world can experience both long and healthy lives’…” (Maurice, 1/9).

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