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Global Report on Falls Prevention in Older Age

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This global report is the product of the conclusions reached and recommendations made at the WHO Technical Meeting on Falls Prevention in Older Age which took place in Victoria, Canada in February 2007. The report includes international and regional perspectives on falls prevention issues and strategies and is based on a series of background papers that were prepared by worldwide recognized experts.

The report covers the main risk factors of falls, active ageing as a framework for falls prevention, the challenges of falls prevention in older age, and examples of effective falls prevention policies and interventions.

Read the full WHO report here.