Tackling Obesities: Future Choices Visualising the Future: Scenarios to 2050

The Values axis shows behaviours reflecting a priority to self at one end and
priority to the community and wider society at the other. This axis allows the
exploration of fundamental shifts in societal values as to where the balance of
responsibility lies. This is particularly useful when considering obesity, which can
be viewed at the level of individual responsibility or at the level of societal
responsibility.
The Nature of Response axis shows future resource challenges – such as water,

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Scenarios for Health Expenditure in Poland

The report is a result of the Ageing, Health Status and Determinants of Health
Expenditure (AHEAD) project within the EC 6th Framework programme. The objective of
the research was to present the model of future health care system revenues and
expenditures in Poland and to discuss projection assumptions and results. The projections
are based on methodology adopted in the International Labour Organization (ILO) Social
Budget model. The projection examines impact of demographic changes and changes in

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The coming of age

When a steamroller is coming down the road, you have three choices: Get out of the way, run to
stay ahead of it, or lie down and get your clothes pressed.
The steamroller is age — old age — and it will remake our society in the first half of the 21st
century. Everything from census numbers to personal experiences underscores the aging of our
state and nation. The Coming of Age explores Arizona’s capacity to handle this soon-to-be
“gerontocracy” in positive ways.

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