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Politica Nacional de Envejecimiento y Vejez 2007-2019 (National Policy on Aging 2007-2019)

Ministry of Social Protection; Colombia Country Resources Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards Colombia December 2007 Policy document development, elderly care, Social Inclusion, social security

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En este documento se presenta la Política concertada entre los diferentes actores involucrados en la temática de envejecimiento y vejez, después de un proceso de análisis, discusión y acuerdos entre los participantes. Esta Política expresa el compromiso del Estado Colombiano con una población que por sus condiciones y características merece especial atención. Se plantea fundamentalmente, una visión de futuro con el proceso de envejecimiento, y acciones a corto, mediano y largo plazo para la intervención de la situación actual de la población adulta mayor.

In this document presents the agreed policy between the different actors involved in the issue of aging and old age, following a process of analysis, discussion and agreement between participants. This policy reflects the commitment of the Colombian State with a population that by its terms and features deserve special attention. A vision for the aging process is proposed, as well as short-, medium-and long-term interventions on the current status of the elderly population.


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