The British government is trying to tackle a social problem

affecting more than nine million people in the country.

Britan's prime minister announced this week

the country will appoint a minister of loneliness.

Theresa May called on people to do everything they can to bring about an end to the acceptance of the condition.

calling it sad reality of modern life.

Tracery Crouch will take up the new ministerial post.

She will continue the work of Iawmaker Jo Cox.

She was murdered by a right-wing extremist in 2016.

It's huge challenge.It's not something that

we're going to find a simple solution to.

but I reality don't want to put together

some report and then forget it.

So,this is something about a generational challenge to tackle the issue.

Research shows about 200,000 seniors in the Uk

have not had a conversation with a or relative in more than a month.

It's proven to be worse for health than smoking 15 cigarettes a day.