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Aging and Health in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Springer
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-12 - Publisher:

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Aging and Health in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Pranitha Maharaj
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-16 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Population aging is a matter of global concern. It often occurs in tandem with changes in the health profile of the population. In Africa, many countries are already facing a high burden of communicable diseases. However, as more and more children survive childhood and move on to adult years and
Health and Care in Old Age in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Pranitha Maharaj
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-07 - Publisher: Routledge

This book explores health and care of the older population in Africa, focusing on policy and programmatic responses, gaps and future challenges related to health and care across the continent. The first part of the book sets the scene for the volume, profiling the demographic and health situation of the
Global Health and Global Aging
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Mary Robinson, William Novelli, Clarence E. Pearson, Laurie Norris
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-24 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The book covers the fundamentals of global aging and health and provides real-world models from countries and regions that offer the best practices in current approaches. Global Health and Global Aging presents information about leadership and governance challenges as well as insights about aging in different cultures and countries in
The short guide to aging and gerontology
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: de Medeiros, Kate
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-09 - Publisher: Policy Press

As the field of aging and gerontology grows worldwide, this exciting guide introduces students to key issues and concepts. It covers topics related to the phenomena of advancing aging, including how older age has been defined historically, cultural myths related to advanced age, health and function in later life, how