Population ageing: a global health crisis?
In this free course, Population ageing: a global health crisis?, you will explore two major issues of our time – ageing societies and global health. It provides you with an introduction to ageing societies and their implications for global health – implications that are only just beginning to be fully understood. The course will help you to deepen your understanding of ageing societies across the globe, the different components of the concept of global health, global influences on the experience of ageing, and the need for global cooperation. You will also explore the ways in which population ageing is often framed as a crisis and you will begin to develop your own ideas about the implications of population ageing.
This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course.