Demographic and health issues in rural aging: a global perspective.

@article{Andrews2001DemographicAH,
  title={Demographic and health issues in rural aging: a global perspective.},
  author={Gary Andrews},
  journal={The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={323-7}
}
  • Gary Andrews
  • Published 2001 in
    The Journal of rural health : official journal of…
The world is witnessing unprecedented changes in population structure, so that both the absolute number and proportion of older people are increasing worldwide. For many developing countries, rapid population aging and the phenomenon of a "double burden" of both infectious disease and emerging chronic diseases represent a major challenge. Many of those who will contribute to these extraordinary transitions will live in rural areas. Many countries, especially the poorest, still have a huge… CONTINUE READING

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