WHO Strategy and Action Plan for Ageing and Health – Background Paper

The Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Heath is pleased to have contributed a background paper to the recently published World Health Organisation Report on Ageing and Health. This has supported the development of the WHO Strategy and Action Plan for Ageing and Health. The Global Alliance will be working with the WHO on its implementation.

The background paper titled: “Background Paper on Musculoskeletal Health and the Impact of Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Elderly” defines musculoskeletal (MSK) health and considers the importance of a functional and pain-free MSK system for active healthy ageing.

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