Workshop on Population Aging and Health in Low and Middle Income Countries

Sponsored by the Population Aging Research Center and Population Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania, and the r4d project on “Inclusive Social Protection for Chronic Health Problems” at the University of Lausanne.


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Friday, September 7, 2018

8:30-9:00       Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15       Welcome and Objectives of the Workshop

Irma Elo, University of Pennsylvania

9:15-10:30     Global Aging and Health

Hans-Peter Kohler, University of Pennsylvania

Jürgen Maurer, The r4d project on “Inclusive Social Protection for Chronic Health Problems” at the University of Lausanne

10:30-12:00  Aging and Health in Asia I

Ravindra Rannan-Eliya, Institute for Health Policy, Sri Lanka
The Sri Lanka Non Communicable Diseases Study (SLNCDS)

Owen O’Donnell, Erasmus University Rotterdam
The Nueva Ecija Cardiovascular Risk Experiment in the Philippines

12:00-1:00     Lunch

1:00-2:30       Aging and Health in Asia II

Elizabeth Frankenberg, University of North Carolina
Indonesian Family Life Survey (IFLS)

Jinkook Lee, University of Southern California
Longitudinal Aging Study India (LASI)

2:30-3:15       Aging and Health in Latin America

David Bravo Urrutia, Centro UC Encuestas y Estudios Longitudinales, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Chilean Social Protection Surveys (SPS)

3:15-3:30       Coffee Break

3:30-5:00       Aging and Health in Africa I

Cornelius Debpuur, Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana
The Navrongo Health and Demographic Surveillance System (NHDSS)

Michael White, Brown University
Migration and Health Follow-up Study (MHFUS)

6:00                Dinner in McNeil Building, 2nd Floor Atrium

Saturday, September 8, 2018

8:30-9:00       Continental Breakfast

9:00-12:00     Aging and Health in Africa II

Iliana Kohler & Alberto Ciancio, University of Pennsylvania
Aging Against the Odds: The Mature Adults Cohort of the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and Health (MLSFH-MAC)

Alison Price, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
The Africa Non-communicable Diseases Longitudinal Data Alliance (ANDLA)

Lisa Berkman, Harvard University
Health and Aging in Africa: A Longitudinal Study of an INDEPTH Community in South Africa (HAALSI)

Till Bäernighausen, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University
HIV/AIDs and Aging

12:00-1:15     Lunch

1:15-4:00       Future of Aging Studies in LMICs

Discussion of experiences, challenges and opportunities (study overlap, potential synergies and scope for harmonization, network building and collaboration and next steps)

Open Discussion

Small Groups