Ageing Expert Group Meeting Session 5: Case studies: SDG3 – Good health and well-being

VODCAST - 26 February 2019 Expert Group Meeting Session 5


The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) of the United Nations, the International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA), and Chulalongkorn University, in collaboration with the Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), organized an international expert group meeting entitled “Measuring population ageing: Bridging Research and Policy”, 25-26 February 2019, Bangkok, Thailand.  

Chair: Sorapop Kiatpongsan, College of Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University


  • Presentation 1: Rural-urban health disparities among older adults in South Africa
    Karl Peltzer, Ton Duc Thang University & North-West University
  • Presentation 2: Health and dependency
    Carol Jagger, Newcastle University
  • Presentation 3: Older people’s health and care needs in the Middle East: policy and practice perspectives within changing population
    Shereen Hussein, University of Kent

More information and presentation slides:


Sergei Scherbov

Project Leader

World Population

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IIASA Project

Reassessing Aging from a Population Perspective (Re-Aging)

Aging demographic data sheet 2018

Russian Demographic Data Sheet 2019


Marois G , Muttarak R , & Scherbov S (2020). Assessing the potential impact of COVID-19 on life expectancy. IIASA Working Paper. Laxenburg, Austria: WP-20-005

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