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Wednesday, December 8 / 22:00 - 23:30 UTC

Session 133
Social and Demographic Factors Influencing Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases

Chair: Payal Hathi, University of California, Berkeley

1. Neighborhood Factors and the Risk of Noncommunicable Diseases in GhanaWinfred A. Avogo, Illinois State University.

2. The promise of education for increasing awareness of HIV-positive status in southern and eastern Africa?: Differences by age and genderStephanie Chamberlin, University of Colorado at Denver.

3. Single motherhood and stress in a Kenyan slum: The importance of paternal and kin supportShelley Clark, McGill University; Madeleine Henderson; Caroline W. Kabiru, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC).

4. Population dynamics and malaria occurrence in the main hotspot of the Brazilian AmazoniaIgor Johansen, University of Campinas; Priscila Rodrigues, Universidade de São Paulo; Marcelo Ferreira, University of São Paulo.

5. Mental health and life-course shocks among the global poor: evidence from MalawiAlexandra Scheve, Swarthmore College; Chiwoza Bandawe, College of Medicine, Malawi; Hans-Peter Kohler, University of Pennsylvania; Iliana V. Kohler, University of Pennsylvania.

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