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 old age they are also more likely to experience health problems associated with the aging process. Population aging in Africa is occurring in the context of high levels of poverty, changing family structures, an immense disease ...

Aging and Health in Africa 2014, Springer, New York

ISBN-13: 9781489973658

2013 edition

Trade paperback

Aging and Health in Africa 2012, Springer

ISBN-13: 9781441983565

2012 edition