The need for geriatric care services in Ghana

Y. Duodu
1998 Southern African Journal of Gerontology  
Population ageing is occurring world-wide. However, a country's economic, political and other needs mean that the health-care needs o f its elderly citizens may be regarded as "non-urgent. " This piece examines the provision o f health care services to elderly Ghanaians and makes suggestions fo r the development o f a system o f dedicated health care that is both cost-effective and acceptable to these persons.
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