Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa: Sub-par? Academic Article uri icon


  • Although this sad tale describes a specific woman's story in Uganda, the focus of this editorial is on the case's sub-title:“Lessons for the Developing World.” 1 Unfortunately, many of the issues addressed are generic, not only for parts of Africa but for much of the less developed regions of the world as well. While one size will hardly fit all, some principles that address these challenges are clearly generalizable.

publication date

  • January 1, 2017