Ageing and Life Course
- International Day of Older Persons
- Global strategy and action plan
- World report on ageing
- Age-friendly World
Areas of work
The Department of Ageing and Life Course organises its work according to the 5 strategic priority areas identified in the Global strategy and action plan on ageing and health 2016-2020.
The 10 Priorities provide the concrete actions that are needed to achieve the objectives of the WHO Global strategy and action plan on ageing and health. Each priority is crucial to enable the world to take on a decade of concerted action on Healthy Ageing (2020-2030).
Have your say
Global Online Consultation on Research Priorities for Healthy Ageing
Research must include and benefit older people by answering relevant questions in innovative ways. This global on-line survey is part of an open consultation to identify research priorities on Healthy Ageing.
WHO welcomes and encourages response from all institutions, groups and individuals with an interest in ageing and health.
The short survey is available in six languages (English, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, French and Russian) and all responses are anonymous. Contributions are accepted until 30 September 2017.
Infographics and fact sheets
ICOPE Guidelines (Integrated Care for Older People) - just released
Health workforce for ageing populations
Measuring the age-friendliness of cities: a guide to using core indicators
China country assessment report on ageing and health