Population Ageing and NCDs

Vasoontara Yieng, Julie Byles, Hal Kendig, Judith Healy

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    Abstract

    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationHealth system responses to population ageing and noncommunicable diseases in Asia
    Editors Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan, Judith Healy, Hal Kendig
    Place of PublicationNew Delhi
    PublisherWorld Health Organisation
    Pages9-33
    Edition2nd
    ISBN (Print)9789290225171
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

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