World Kidney Day
Tonelli, Marcello; University of Alberta. Alberta, Canada
Riella, Miguel; ) Catholic University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
The proportion of older people in the general population is steadily increasing worldwide, with the most rapid growth in low- and middle-income countries;the consequence of socioeconomic development and better life expectancy. However, population ageing also has important implications for society – in diverse areas including health systems, labour markets, public policy, social programs, and family dynamics.