Information on ageing
Consistent with global trends, countries in the Western Pacific Region are experiencing an unprecedented growth in the share of people aged 60 years and above.
Stories from the Western Pacific Region
Malaria champion Yeang Chheang, 74
Age is no barrier to malaria field team leader Yeang Chheang. Neither is retirement an option. At 74, he brings a missionary zeal to his work in the emergency operation to contain and eliminate artemisinin-resistant malaria along the Cambodian-Thai border.
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Posters for the World Health Day
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