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Active ageing: a policy framework

World Health Organization WHO Resources 1 April 2002 Policy document Older Persons, policy

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The policy framework is intended to inform discussion and the formulation of action plans that promote healthy and active ageing. The main sections of the publication are:

Global ageing: a triumph and a challenge
Active ageing: the concept and rationale
The determinants of active ageing: understanding the evidence
Challenges of an ageing population
The policy response.