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Redefining the unacceptable: Making prevention of disease and promotion of health prioritiesBlog post is based on Derek Yach’s TEDx talk in Monte Carlo on November 26, 2016 Governments and businesses spend more than 95% of healthcare costs responding to the consequences of neglected disease prevention and underused health promotion. This is unacceptable. We must give disease prevention and health promotion higher priority in our lives. When...
Derek Yach | Nov 26, 2016
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The number of people aged over 60 is set to double by 2050. Are we prepared?By 2020, individuals aged 60 and older will be greater in number than children younger than five. By 2050, the world’s older adult population will have doubled to 2 billion. These numbers are striking. Cognitive decline, strained pension schemes, and burgeoning healthcare costs: are we prepared for tomorrow’s complex longevity challenges? These challenges provide unique...
Derek Yach | Sep 9, 2016
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