Global Health and Aging

Vision Statement

Social, economic, health and cultural aspects of longevity, the diversity of aging, variations in the quality of life of older individuals within and between societies and effects on aging and disease across the life course, in low and middle income countries call for coordinated policy interventions and social action.


Related Faculty

Kavita Sivaramakrishnan, lead


Key Citations

Sivaramakrishnan K. As the World Ages: Rethinking a Demographic Crisis, Harvard University Press, 2018.

Katz S, Sivaramakrishnan K, Thane P. To Understand All Life as Fragile, Valuable, and Interdependent: A Roundtable on Old Age and History. Radical History Review 2021 (139): 13–36.
Staudinger U, Finkelstein R, Calvo E, Sivaramakrishnan K. (2015). Background chapter on work and health: World report on ageing and health. Geneva: The World Health Organization.