The world crossed an important threshold in 2018, when the number of older people (over sixty-four years old) surpassed the number of young children (under the age of five) for the first time ever. This section explores the shifting demographics from young to increasingly older populations worldwide and their social, economic, and health consequences.
The Myth of South Asian Exceptionalism
South Asia's young population conceals the effects that COVID-19 has on its older and more vulnerable people
Mothers, Children, and the Terrible Choice Between COVID-19 and Other Infections
Decisive action is required now to protect the most vulnerable from HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria during the pandemic