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Population ageing: a global health crisis?
Population ageing: a global health crisis?

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4 Population ageing: a global health success?

In the discussion of the video in Activity 1, we talked about some of the advantages that having a higher percentage of older people in a population can bring. These are not the only benefits of population ageing! There is much evidence that population ageing is an outcome of all the efforts that have been made to improve global health over the past decades. In other words, that population ageing is a sign of global health success. Click left and right on the slideshow below to read about some of this evidence.

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For a larger version of the third slide, select the following link: Sustainable Development Goals [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .