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Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendations for Furthering Research Appendixes
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Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendations for Furthering Research Appendix A Workshop Agenda Workshop on Aging in Africa Committee on Population U.S. National Academy of Sciences and School of Public Health/Population Program University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg Venue: Hofmeyr House, University of the Witwatersrand Campus Monday, July 26 Site visit to MRC/WITS—Agincourt Health and Population Unit and WITS Rural Facility (WRF) Tuesday, July 27 Morning Return from WRF 2:00 P.M. LUNCH
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Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendations for Furthering Research 2:45 P.M. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS Professor Jane Menken, University of Colorado (chair) Professor Belinda Bozzoli, University of the Witwatersrand Dr. Barney Cohen, The National Academies Dr. Richard Suzman, National Institutes of Health 3:15 P.M. DEMOGRAPHIC OVERVIEW Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Changing Demography of the Region Dr. Victoria Velkoff, U.S. Census Bureau Dr. Paul Kowal, World Health Organization Discussant: Dr. Eric Udjo, Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria Q&A and General Discussion 4:15 P.M. BREAK 4:30 P.M. INSIGHTS FROM SIMULATION MODELS I. Demographic Impacts of the HIV Epidemic and Consequences of Population-Wide Treatment of HIV for the Elderly: Results from Microsimulation Dr. Samuel J. Clark, University of Colorado and University of the Witwatersrand II. The HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Kin Relations, Living Arrangements, and the Elderly in South Africa Professor M. Giovanna Merli, University of Wisconsin Professor Alberto Palloni, University of Wisconsin Discussant: Professor Rob Dorrington, University of Cape Town Q&A and General Discussion 6:00 P.M. ADJOURN
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Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendations for Furthering Research Wednesday, July 28 9:00 A.M. FORMAL AND INFORMAL SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEMS I. An Overview of Formal and Informal Social Security Systems in Africa Professor Edwin Kaseke, University of Zimbabwe II. Labor Migration and Households: A Reconsideration of the Effects of the Social Pension on Labor Supply in South Africa Professors Dorrit Posel, James Fairburn, and Frances Lund, University of KwaZulu-Natal Discussant: Professor Servaas van der Berg, University of Stellenbosch Q&A and General Discussion 10:30 A.M. Break 10:45 A.M. RURAL/URBAN DIFFERENCES IN AGING AND ADULT HEALTH: INSIGHTS FROM THE IN-DEPTH NETWORK I. Health Transitions in Rural Southern Africa: New Understanding, Growing Complexity Dr. Kathleen Kahn, University of the Witwatersrand Professor Stephen Tollman, University of the Witwatersrand II. The Situation of the Elderly in Poor Urban Settings: The Case of Nairobi, Kenya Dr. Abdhalah Ziraba Kasiira, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) Dr. Negussie Taffa, APHRC Dr. Alex Ezeh, APHRC Discussant: Dr. Ayaga Bawah, Navrongo Health Research Centre Q&A and General Discussion
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Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendations for Furthering Research 12:15 P.M. LUNCH 1:15 P.M. EXIT FROM THE LABOR FORCE Labor Force Withdrawal of the Elderly in South Africa Professor David Lam, University of Michigan Professor Murray Leibbrandt, University of Cape Town Vimal Ranchhod, University of Michigan Discussant: Professor Martin Wittenberg, University of Cape Town Q&A and General Discussion 2:15 P.M. MEASUREMENT ISSUES Relating Self-Reported Health and Objective Health Indicators of Adult Mortality Professor Jane Menken, University of Colorado Discussant: Professor Robert Willis, University of Michigan Q&A and General Discussion 3:15 P.M. BREAK 3:45 P.M. LIVING ARRANGEMENTS I. HIV/AIDS and Older People in South Africa Professor Victoria Hosegood, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Professor Ian M. Timaeus, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendations for Furthering Research II. Interactions Between Socioeconomic Status and Living Arrangements in Predicting Gender-Specific Health Status Among the Elderly in Cameroon Professor Barthélémy Kuate-Defo, University of Montreal Discussant: Dr. Kalanidhi Subbarao, The World Bank Q&A and General Discussion 5:15 P.M. ADJOURN Thursday, July 29 9: 00 A.M. POLICY From Piecemeal Action to Integrated Solutions: The Need for Policies on Ageing and Older People in Africa Tavengwa Nhongo, HelpAge International, Nairobi Karen Peachey, Independent Consultant Discussant: Dr. Benoit Kalasa, United Nations Fund for Population Activities, Ethiopia Q&A and General Discussion 10:30 A.M. BREAK 10:45 A.M. ROUNDTABLE ON DATA NEEDS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS Professor Frances Lund, University of KwaZulu-Natal Dr. Alex Ezeh, APHRC Dr. Peter Byass, Umeå University Professor Robert Willis, University of Michigan Q&A and General Discussion
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Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendations for Furthering Research 12:45 P.M. WRAP-UP / POINTS TO BE INCORPORATED IN FINAL REPORT Professor Jane Menken, University of Colorado, Boulder 1:00 P.M LUNCH 2:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION The organizers of the meeting will meet to discuss publication plans for the volume and their consensus statement on future research needs. Professor Jane Menken (chair), University of Colorado Dr. Alex Ezeh, APHRC Professor Edwin Kaseke, University of Zimbabwe Professor Barthélémy Kuate-Defo, University of Montreal Professor David Lam, University of Michigan Professor Stephen Tollman, University of the Witwatersrand Professor Robert Willis, University of Michigan 5:30 P.M. ADJOURN Friday, July 30 9:00 A.M. CLOSED SESSION [CONT.] 1:00 P.M. ADJOURN
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