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Thursday, November 21 / 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Session 121
Trends and Health and Socio-economic Implications of Ageing in Africa

Chair: Abel Nzabona, Makerere university
Discussant: Stephen Ojiambo Wandera, Makerere University

1. Socio-Economic Challenges Facing Elderly: Perspectives and Experiences of Older People in Efolweni Township in Kwazulu Natal.Charlotte Zamokuhle Biyela.

2. Reflections on the Quality of Life of Older People in South Africa Using Data from the South African Social Attitudes SurveyPranitha Maharaj, University of KwaZulu-Natal; Benjamin Roberts, Human Science Research Council.

3. Old-age Mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Censuses and Surveys Estimates*Soumaila Ouedraogo, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Bruno Masquelier, Université Catholique de Louvain; Géraldine Duthé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED).

4. Incidence, Prevalence and Impact of HIV Infections among Older Persons in NigeriaElias O. Wahab, Lagos State University.

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