Investing in health: the case of hypertension

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Population ageing is driving an increase in chronic or non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and many of these conditions can be managed with the right health care; hypertension is a case in point. • Older people’s health needs are routinely neglected. • Investing in the health of older people can be very cost-effective. • Interventions need not be expensive or resource-intensive. • Addressing health issues, such as hypertension in a timely manner, can bring considerable social and economic benefits.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFacing the facts
Subtitle of host publicationthe truth about ageing and development
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherAge International
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

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