Longevity India Initiative

On 18th April, 2024, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) unveiled the 'Longevity India Initiative' to address ageing-related issues and extend human 'healthspan.'

What is the Rationale behind the Initiative?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), India's ageing population is expected to reach 347 million by 2050. Thus it is necessary to use technology to support the country's elderly population, and make geriatric healthcare more accessible to our ageing population through such initiative.

Key Points

  • Aim: It seeks to enhance the understanding of ageing through both fundamental and applied research, and to develop solutions that can improve quality of ....
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