An increase in life expectancy and a reduction in birth rates have led to the rapid ageing of populations worldwide. Older people will soon represent close to one third of the population of many high-income countries and in some low- and middle-income countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
|Title of host publication||Health system responses to population ageing and noncommunicable diseases in Asia|
|Editors||Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan, Judith Healy, Hal Kendig|
|Place of Publication||New Delhi|
|Publisher||World Health Organisation|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|