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[Editorial] Ageing and health—an agenda half completed

The unprecedented increase in longevity across the world is a dividend from investment in health and progressive socioeconomic policies. It should be the source of celebration and pride; yet, the very systems that fostered longevity now risk squandering that success—and shaming themselves—because they are not aligned to the challenges and opportunities of older populations. To make healthy ageing a reality, radical changes are required in the education, organisation, and delivery of health care.

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