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Nadda launches Longitudinal Ageing Study in India

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New Delhi | Tuesday, Mar 22 2016 IST
Union Health Minister J P Nadda today launched the Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI) that is expected to promote research in issues of elderly population and guide policy.

Launching the study here, Mr Nadda said the survey -- largest of its kind -- will providescientifically validated data on various issues of elderly population in the country. According to the Ministry of Health, LASI will help to design policies to mainstream the elderly, reduce their vulnerabilities and enhance access to various services. Health Secretary B P Sharma, who was present at the function, described LASI as a very useful study saying ''it will provide us guidance to move forward in designing schemes for the elderly.''UNI SD SHS 2053

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