• Corpus ID: 23688818

[The elderly in sub-Saharan Africa: a vulnerable population often ignored in public policy].

  title={[The elderly in sub-Saharan Africa: a vulnerable population often ignored in public policy].},
  author={Abdramane Berth{\'e} and Lalla Berth{\'e}-Sanou and Blahima Konat{\'e} and Herv{\'e} Hien and Fatoumata Tou and Maxime Koin{\'e} Drabo and Fatoumata Badini-Kinda and Jean Macq},
  journal={Sante publique},
  volume={25 3},
Many people and financial institutions believe that the elderly are not a priority in sub-Saharan Africa, a region marked by serious economic, socio-political and health crises. The purpose of this paper is to describe and analyze the assumptions and arguments underlying this view and to demonstrate that the elderly are a vulnerable priority population ignored by all stakeholders and primarily by technical and financial partners. The premise is that development must be viewed as a whole. In… 
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