A demographic revolution is taking place in Europe and worldwide. According to World Health Organization estimates, the number of people aged 60 and over is growing faster than any other age group. This change in the population structure affects disease patterns and is deemed to cause an increase in the demands on healthcare systems. This raises concerns about the ethics of healthcare delivery. What criteria should direct healthcare distribution? Is it right to meet the demands of an ageing population, to the detriment of the younger strata of population? a.
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