Saturday 21 April 2018

The 100-year life – blessing or curse?

Many babies born today are expected to live for at least 100 years. A lifetime that lasts a century is an extraordinary gift. But you have to be ready for it. Without preparation the gift can quickly become a curse, two experts warn. An


Global life expectancy increases by 5 years

Global life expectancy has increased by five years since 2000, touted as the fastest increase since the 1960s. The increase was greatest in Africa where it rose by 9.4 years.    The gains reverse declines du


Global life expectancy on the rise, says study

Average life expectancy has risen globally to 73 years for a girl born in 2012 and 68 for a boy following successes in fighting diseases and child mortality, according to a report by the World Health Organization. People everywher


Report to help calculate building life expectancy

A resource for facility managers to calculate the life expectancy of buildings in the Middle East has been revealed. The Facility and Equipment Reference and Estimated Service Life Research Report, commissioned by the Middle East

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