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Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa : Recommendations for furthering research / Panel on Policy Research and Data Needs to Meet the Challenge of Aging in Africa, Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council of the National Academies ; Barney Cohen and Jane Menken, editors.

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Subject: Older people > Health and hygiene > Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Older people > Africa, Sub-Saharan > Social conditions.
Aging > Africa, Sub-Saharan.
HIV infections > Africa, Sub-Saharan.
AIDS (Disease) > Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Aged > Africa South of the Sahara.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome > Africa South of the Sahara.
HIV Infections > Africa South of the Sahara.
Health Services for the Aged > Africa South of the Sahara.
Health Status > Africa South of the Sahara.
Socioeconomic Factors > Africa South of the Sahara.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780309663519
  • ISBN: 0309663512
  • ISBN: 1280742461
  • ISBN: 9781280742460
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 356 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : National Academies Press, ©2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: ""FrontMatter""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Contents""; ""Executive Summary""; ""Part I -- Report""; ""1 Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendations for Furthering Research""; ""References""; ""Part II -- Papers""; ""2 Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Changing Demography of the Region -- Victoria A. Velkoff and Paul R. Kowal""; ""3 Demographic Impacts of the HIV Epidemic and Consequences of Population-Wide Treatment of HIV for the Elderly: Results from Microsimulation -- Samuel J. Clark""
""4 The HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Kin Relations, Living Arrangements, and the African Elderly in South Africa -- M. Giovanna Merli and Alberto Palloni""""5 Older Adults and the Health Transition in Agincourt, Rural South Africa: New Understanding, Growing Complexity -- Kathleen Kahn, Stephen Tollman, Margaret Thorogood, Myles Connor, Michel Garenne, Mark Collinson, and Gillian Hundt""; ""6 The Situation of Older People in Poor Urban Settings: The Case of Nairobi, Kenya -- Alex C. Ezeh, Gloria Chepngeno, Abdhalah Ziraba Kasiira, and Zewdu Woubalem""
""7 Labor Force Withdrawal of the Elderly in South Africa -- David Lam, Murray Leibbrandt, and Vimal Ranchhod""""8 HIV/AIDS and Older People in South Africa -- Victoria Hosegood and Ian M. Timaeus""; ""9 Interactions Between Socioeconomic Status and Living Arrangements in Predicting Gender-Specific Health Status Among the Elderly in Cameroon -- Barthélémy Kuate-Defo""; ""10 Survey Measures of Health: How Well Do Self-Reported and Observed Indicators Measure Health and Predict Mortality? -- Randall Kuhn, Omar Rahman, and Jane Menken""; ""Appendixes""; ""Appendix A Workshop Agenda""
Language Note: English.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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