Taking Europe’s temperature, interview with Milena Pavlova

17 June 2019
For someone working on ProHealth65+, an EU-funded programme to promote health and prevent risks, Milena Pavlova is quite positive about our demographic crisis. The associate professor of Health Economics at Maastricht University concedes that population aging is a challenge but adds, “it’s definitely not a problem. Actually, we should be proud: it’s a massive achievement! We’re getting older because our health care is better than ever.”
 
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