Editorial comment – Ageing population

Tui Macuata Ratu Wiliame Katoivere and resident Durga Prasad meet up during the Fiji Senior Citizens Week celebration at the Labasa Golden Age Home. Picture LUKE RAWALAI/FILE

MINISTER for Women Mereseini Vuniwaqa said Fiji’s older population was growing by at least 3000 every year. Speaking during the Senior Citizens Week celebration in Ba yesterday, Mrs Vuniwaqa said this projection was made by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The oldest old population (80 years of age and over), she said, was also […]

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