Compression of morbidity and active ageing: key priorities for public health policy in the 21st century.

@article{Kalache2002CompressionOM,
  title={Compression of morbidity and active ageing: key priorities for public health policy in the 21st century.},
  author={Alexandre Kalache and Isabella Aboderin and Irene Hoskins},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2002},
  volume={80 3},
  pages={
          243-4
        }
}
This section looks back to some ground-breaking contributions to public health, reproducing them in their original form and adding a commentary on their significance from a modern-day perspective. To complement the debate on global population ageing and its implications for all societies, Alexandre Kalache, Isabella Aboderin, & Irene Hoskins review the 1980 paper by James F. Fries on the compression of morbidity. The original paper is reproduced by permission of The New England Journal of… CONTINUE READING

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