Opioid overdoses killed 32,000 people last year, according to provisional figures
More than a decade after vowing to "close the gap"
Study compares life expectancy of European mothers at 65 to age at which they gave birth
However, our world still faces many development challenges, most of which are mutually reinforcing
The study merely pointed out a correlation
Country lags behind regional average for reducing ratio of such deaths
Italian woman Emma Morano, 116, is recognised as the world's oldest living person
Projected doubling of population over the age of 65 underscores the need for a reevaluation of our healthcare system
Life expectancy at birth measures how long someone born today would live if current mortality rates continued to apply
According to the study in Pakistan, life expectancy increased by only 3.4 years
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