In resource-rich countries, there has been more rapid growth in life expectancy in the past 140–160 years than in the rest of human history. On average, life expectancy in resource-rich countries has increased by three months for every year in that time period.1 This represents a massive change in our burden of disease and challenge the health and social systems that seek to meet those needs.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Palliative Medicine|
|Publication status||Published - 25 Oct 2019|
- life expectancy
- public health
- maternal health