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VODCAST - 17 February 2020

Sergei Scherbov on TRT World

2020 VISION: Ageing Population

In the next thirty years the number of over 60s in the world is expected to double. The global population is ageing. Are we ready? Sergei Scherbov was part of a roundtable discussion on TRT World to discuss aging populations. 

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VODCAST - 30 June 2016

Sergei Scherbov

The characteristics of people are the key to study aging

Sergei Scherbov describes how people age differently in different countries and why new developed measures that are based on the characteristics of people are better suited to study aging. The interview was conducted during the General Assembly Meeting of the ATHLOS project that was held on 30-31 May 2016 in Facultad de Medicina at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.

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VODCAST - 07 June 2016

ATHLOS Project

What does "Ageing Trajectories of Health" mean?

The General Assembly Meeting of the ATHLOS project was held on 30-31 May 2016 in Facultad de Medicina at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. (in Spanish)

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VODCAST - 31 August 2015

Rethinking population aging

Life expectancies in the EU have increased significantly over the past decades and are expected to continue increasing. Age-specific health statuses have also generally been improving. In contrast to these profound changes, the concepts that demographers have used to analyze aging on a population level have remained largely static. The substantial changes in life expectancy and health status have rendered these traditional demographic measures inadequate for the analysis of aging at the population level in the 21st century.

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VODCAST - 24 May 2015

Sergei Scherbov

Sergei Scherbov at the Shanghai Forum

World Population Deputy Program Director Sergei Scherbov was invited to give a presentation on reassessing aging and to participate in the round table discussion entitled “Dealing with Asia’s Aging Challenges” which will be chaired by Professor Xizhe Peng, Fudan University. 

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CONTACT DETAILS

Sergei Scherbov

Project Leader

Social Cohesion, Health, and Wellbeing Research Group

Population and Just Societies Program

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Warren Sanderson

Research Scholar

Social Cohesion, Health, and Wellbeing Research Group

Population and Just Societies Program

ATHLOS website

PUBLICATIONS

Sanchez-Niubo, A., Forero, C.G., Wu, Y.-T., Giné-Vázquez, L., Prina, M., De La Fuente, J., Daskalopoulou, C., Critselis, E., et al. (2020). Development of a common scale for measuring healthy ageing across the world: results from the ATHLOS consortium. International Journal of Epidemiology, dyaa236. 10.1093/ije/dyaa236.

Gietel-Basten, S., Saucedo, S.E.G., & Scherbov, S. (2020). Prospective measures of aging for Central and South America. PLOS ONE 15 (7), e0236280. 10.1371/journal.pone.0236280.

Weber, D. & Scherbov, S. (2020). Prospects of activity limitations among older adults in 23 low and middle income countries. Scientific Reports 10 (1) 10.1038/s41598-020-67166-4.

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