Ageing and Health: A Health Promotion Approach for Developing Countries


WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Publication details

Publication date: 2003
Price: US $ 10
ISBN: 9290610662
Number of pages: 71



The purpose of this publication is to outline ways of responding to the health needs of ageing populations in developing countries. It focuses on the Western Pacific Region of the World Health Organization (WHO). The aims of the paper are essentially practical in that it seeks to provide health workers with a framework for selecting appropriate ways of approaching the tasks of improving quality of life, disease prevention and health services delivery for older people.