"Demographic change – the evolving health challenges" with Prof Sarah Harper & Prof Robyn Norton

21 October 2015

Portrait of Professor Sarah Harper

with Professor Sarah Harper
Clore Professor of Gerontology

Sarah is Clore Professor of Gerontology at the University of Oxford, a Fellow at University College, and the Founding Director of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing. Sarah served on the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology, whi...

Portrait of Professor Robyn Norton

with Professor Robyn Norton
Professor of Global Health

Oxford Martin Senior Alumni FellowRobyn Norton is co-founder and Principal Director of The George Institute for Global Health, a not-for-profit medical research institute that aims to increase the provision of safe, effective and affordable healthcar...

Demographic changes across the world pose one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. Longer lifespans and shifting fertility rates bring with them an array of global health issues. In this lecture, Professor Sarah Harper, Co-Director of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, will talk about the causes and effects of population change and the global age structural shift, and Professor Robyn Norton, Co-Director of The George Institute for Global Health, will address the implications of these changes on global health.