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We’re spending more years in poor health than at any point in history. How can we change this?

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We are now spending more years in poor health than at any time in our history. Image: UNSPLASH/ Emma Simpson

Douglas Broom
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An infographic showing the proportion of our lives that are spent in poor health.
We are living longer, but still spending 50% of our lives in poor or moderate health. Image: McKinsey Health Institute

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Health is not just physical, but mental, social and spiritual too. Image: Mckinsey Health Institute


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Every part of the global economy can play a part in improving human health. Image: McKinsey Health Institute
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