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Session 147:
Ageing and Adult Health: Trends and Socioeconomic Implications

Thursday, December 3
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Acropolis 3

Chair: Stephen Ojiambo Wandera, Makerere University
Discussant: James Ntozi, Makerere University

  1. Prevalence of diabetes and hypertension affecting life of elderly in IndiaNarendra Kumar, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  2. Incidence, prevalence, impact of HIV infections among older persons in NigeriaElias O. Wahab, Lagos State University

  3. Socio-economic and demographic associations with multi-morbidity of chronic diseases among older adults in South AfricaPhilippa J. Waterhouse, Open University; Nele van der Wielen, University of Southampton; Pamela C. Banda, University of the Witwatersrand

  4. Trends in longevity in Africa countries: examining patterns of life expectancies for the period 1960-2015William Muhwava, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA); Gideon Rutaremwa, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

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