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Session 59:
Trends, patterns, and consequences of non-communicable diseases in Africa

Wednesday, December 7
2:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Waongo 2
Hotel Laico, Rez-de-chaussée

Chair: Kofi Awusabo-Asare, University of Cape Coast
Discussant: Catherine Kyobutungi, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  1. Self-rated health (SRH) and healthcare utilization among rural elderly Ghanaians in Kassena-Nankana districtAmon Exavery, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI); Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, University of the Witwatersrand; Cornelius Y. Debpuur, Navrongo Health Research Centre

  2. Chronic diseases among the aged reported at Cape Coast Metropolitan HospitalAdoma Owusu Prince, University of Cape Coast

  3. Household burden of chronic non-communicable disease in Ghana: rural – urban dichotomyHenry A. Tagoe, University of Ghana

  4. Trends in female adult height and GDP per capita in sub-Saharan AfricaMichel Garenne, Institut Pasteur

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