Ageing and Elderly Care in the Arab Region: Policy Challenges and Opportunities

@inproceedings{Hussein2017AgeingAE,
  title={Ageing and Elderly Care in the Arab Region: Policy Challenges and Opportunities},
  author={Shereen A. Hussein and Mohamed Mi Ismail},
  booktitle={Ageing international},
  year={2017}
}
Populations are expected to age rapidly in the Arab countries during the coming few decades. However, the current evidence base indicates that many countries in the region are not paying attention to this demographic phenomenon. This is a particular concern as longevity is often accompanied by many years of ill health and disability and most of the countries in the region continue to rely on the family as the primary source of elder care. While the family, and particularly women, are expected… CONTINUE READING
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