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Government approved the State Policy Strategy for Healthy and Active Longevity of the Population till 2022
11.01.2018 | 14:43
MINISTRY OF SOCIAL POLICY OF UKRAINE

The Government of Ukraine, at its meeting held on January 11, endorsed the Strategy of the state policy on healthy and active longevity of the population for the period up to 2022 that was designed to implement Association Agreement between Ukraine on the one hand, and the European Union, the European Atomic Energy Community and its member states, on the other hand, the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, as well as to ensure the creation of favorable conditions for healthy ageing and active longevity, adaptation of social institutions to further demographic ageing and the development of society equal opportunities for people of all ages.

The development, adoption and implementation of the Strategy will contribute to solving problems and seizing the opportunities related to ageing of the population.

The said document determines the priority directions for handling demographic changes, provides for comprehensive measures to support senior citizens and their integration into social development, the improvement of the quality of life, and the protection of the rights of the elderly people.

The Strategy focuses on the following overriding areas: older persons and development, advancing health and well-being into old age, ensuring enabling and supportive environments and creating a system of protection of their rights.

 

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