Tuesday, July 19 / 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM   •   Auditorium François 1er

Session 2:
Aging in developing countries

Chair: Mohammad Nizamuddin, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Columbia University
Discussant: Jorge Bravo, CELADE

  1. Informal support networking among older adults in Latin America and the Caribbean: comparative study of SABE surveysPaulo M. Saad, United Nations

  2. Labour force withdrawal of the elderly in South AfricaVimal Ranchhod, University of Michigan

  3. Changes in the prevalence of functional limitation among older Asians: a cross-country comparisonMary Beth Ofstedal, University of Michigan ; Zachary Zimmer, Population Council ; Albert Hermalin, University of Michigan ; Yi-Li Chuang, Bureau of Health Promotion, Taiwan ; Josefina Natividad, University of the Philippines ; Zhe Tang, Beijing Municipal Network for Health & Care of the Elderly

  4. Looking beyond the current demographic scenario: changing age composition, ageing and growing health issues for elderly in India and PakistanMoneer Alam, Delhi University Enclave ; Mehtab Karim, Aga Khan University

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