Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Current issue: November 2017

Special theme: healthy ageing

• Challenges of healthy ageing
• End-of-life care in low- and middle-income countries
• Interview with Yuji Kuroiwa on approaches to ageing in Japan
• Holding children responsible for their elderly parents
• Assessing service readiness of health facilities in 10 countries
• Two decades of preventing antimicrobial resistance in Sweden
• Tetanus deaths in men
• The implications of technology used to assist elderly people

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