5257.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Impact of AIDS on African Populations, Health Systems and Families

This session will present information on the devastating effect which AIDS is having in Sub Saharan Africa on the demography of the region, national health systems, and on families and individuals. The session will bring together experts on the different aspects to present information and options for addressing the problem. The session will end with a discussion of the possible ways in which this ongoing disaster could be addressed
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Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Organizer(s):Richard Laing, MBChB MSC MD
4:30 PMEstimated and Projected Declines in Populations Due to the Impact of HIV/AIDS Epidemics on some Sub-Saharan African Populations
Karen A. Stanecki, MPH, Peter O. Way
4:45 PMHIV and health personnel
Susan Foster, PhD
5:00 PMImpact of AIDS on families in Africa
Caroline Mtumba
Sponsor:International Health
Cosponsors:Epidemiology; HIV/AIDS SPIG; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers; Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA