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Session 118:
Trends, Patterns and Consequences of Non-communicable Diseases in Africa

Thursday, December 3
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
St. George Hall
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Discussant: Sally E. Findley, Columbia University and ICAP-NY
Chair: Géraldine Duthé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  1. Prevalence of chronic conditions, their risk factors and associated disability in people aged 50 years and above infected or affected by HIV in UgandaJoseph Mugisha, University of Missouri and MRC Uganda; Enid Schatz, University of Missouri, Columbia; Madeleine Randell, University of Sydney; Monica Kuteesa, Uganda Virus Research Institute; Eugene Kinyanda, Uganda Virus Research Institute; Paul Kowal, World Health Organization (WHO); Joel Negin, University of Sydney; Janet Seeley, MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

  2. Well-being, social cohesion and dietary intake of people living with non-communicable diseases: results from World Health Organization Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health, GhanaAaron K. Christian, University of Ghana; Samuel Nii Ardey Codjoe, University of Ghana; Grace Marquis, McGill University

  3. Emergence of overweight and obesity related non-communicable diseases in South AfricaAbhishek Saraswat, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Kanchan Negi, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  4. Hypertension in developing countriesKemi Tibazarwa, University of the Witwatersrand

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