Aging and Health in Africa

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-8356-5 (Print) 978-1-4419-8357-2 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-9

    Introduction

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    Pages 11-51

    Population Ageing in Africa

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    Pages 53-89

    The Health Situation of Older People in Africa

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    Pages 91-101

    Health and Health Seeking Behaviour in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Perspectives of the Elderly

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    Pages 103-119

    Older People in Rural Ghana: Health and Health Seeking Behaviours

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    Pages 121-138

    Growing Old in the Era of AIDS: Perspectives and Experiences of Older Men and Women in South Africa

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    Pages 139-155

    The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Older Persons in Uganda

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    Pages 157-170

    On the Fringe of Poverty: Care Arrangements for Older People in Rural Cameroon

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    Pages 171-196

    Ageing in Post-Apartheid South Africa: An Analysis of the “Nearly Old”

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    Pages 197-209

    Understanding the Experiences of the Elderly in Rural Areas in Rwanda

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    Pages 211-236

    Policy and Programme Responses

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 237-244