Ageing and life-course

About ageing and
life-course

Populations around the world are rapidly ageing. This is a cause for celebration. In part it reflects our successes in dealing with childhood disease, maternal mortality and in helping women achieve control over their own fertility.

Contact us

Department of Ageing and Life-Course
World Health Organization
Avenue Appia 20
1211 Geneva 27
Email: ageing@who.int