Ageing and life-course

Publications on ageing and life course


Health workforce for ageing populations

As laid out in the WHO principals of Healthy Ageing the health workforce needs to proactively anticipate and counter challenges in people’s physical and mental intrinsic capacity. In this way older people can increase control over their own health.

World report on ageing and health

This report outlines a framework for action to foster Healthy Ageing built around the new concept of functional ability. Making these investments will have valuable social and economic returns, both in terms of health and wellbeing of older people and in enabling their on-going participation in society.

The Global strategy and action plan on ageing and health

This Strategy, formulated in consultation with Member States and expert groups, focuses on five strategic objectives and is a significant step forward in establishing a framework for achieving the vision that all people can live long and healthy lives.

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