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  • Median age

    The age that divides a population into two numerically equal groups; that is, half the people are younger than this age and half are older. (Source)

  • Medical rehabilitation
    aims at restoring the functional or mental ability and quality of life of people with physical or mental impairments or disabilities.
  • Mental health

    is a state of well-being in which an individual can realise his/her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and is able to make a contribution to his/her community. (Source)

  • Musculoskeletal disorders

    Work-related (MSDs) refer to health problems affecting the muscles, tendons, ligaments, cartilage, the vascular system, nerves or other soft tissues and joints of the musculoskeletal system. Work-related MSDs are associated with repetitive and strenuous work. These health problems range from discomfort, minor aches and pains, to more serious medical conditions which can lead to permanent . (Source)