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How Healthy Are Our Elderly?

Dr Rajini Sooryanarayana, Public Health Specialist, Institute for Public Health, Ministry of Health | Dr Yau Weng Keong, National Head of Geriatric Services, Ministry of Health

10-Oct-19 16:00

How Healthy Are Our Elderly?

Malaysia is set to become an ageing population very soon, which means that people aged 65 and above will become a significant part of society. But how healthy is the elderly population in Malaysia? We turn to the results of the National Health and Morbidity Survey 2018 on Elderly Health for some insights.


Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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