Lives Grow Longer, and Health Care’s Challenges Change
Getting a blood sugar test at a mobile clinic near a New Delhi slum. Chronic health problems like diabetes are on the rise among India’s population, even as there has been success against more immediately life-threatening ailments. Credit Prakash Singh/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images
As illness patterns worldwide shift toward chronic, multiple ailments, the health system must adapt to keep up.