Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Research
U.S. National Institute on Aging
 
3:00 P.M.   SESSION 1: THE CHANGING CONTEXT OF THE EPIDEMIOLOGICAL TRANSITION IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Chair: Barney Cohen, U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Presenter: (20 minutes) Barthélémy Kuate Defo, University of Montreal

Discussants: (10 minutes each)
Peter Byass, Umeå University, Sweden
Hoosen Coovadia, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Q&A and General Discussion
 
4:00 P.M.   SESSION 2: MORTALITY AND CAUSES OF DEATH IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: PATTERNS, TRENDS, AND PROSPECTS

Chair: Barthélémy Kuate Defo, University of Montreal

Presenter: (20 minutes) Gilles Pison, Institut National d’Études Démographiques (INED)
Paper title: Successes and Failures in the Fight Against Child
Mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from Senegal, a Country
with Low AIDS prevalence.

Discussants: (10 minutes each)
Eric Udjo, University of South Africa
Stephen Tollman, University of the Witwatersrand

Q&A and General Discussion
 
7:00 P.M.   WORKING DINNER
 
8:00 P.M.   ADJOURN

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21

OPEN SESSION

 
8:30 A.M.   SESSION 3: RISK FACTOR TRANSITIONS IN AFRICA: EXPOSURES AND COMPARATIVE RISK ASSESSMENT

Chair: Ayaga Bawah, Columbia University


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