Seminar HIV and age-mixing Antwerp

Is age really but a number?
A seminar on age-mixing patterns, associated sexual risk behaviours and HIV transmission

1 March 2018, 16.00h - 18.30h
Campus Drie Eiken, Room S.037
Antwerp, Belgium

Dr Brendan Maughan-Brown (University of Cape Town)
In search of evidence against the age-disparate hypothesis:
Young women with older partners are at greater HIV-infection risk
This talk presents an overview and discussion of findings from four

Miss Roxanne Beauclair (Ghent University and Stellenbosch University)
The role of age-mixing patterns in HIV transmission dynamics:
Novel hypotheses from a field study in Cape Town, South Africa

Prof Wim Delva (Ghent University, UHasselt, KU Leuven and Stellenbosch University)
The effects of age-mixing patterns on long-term, population-level trends in HIV incidence:
Results from a simulation study

More information on the PDF attached

 

Registration is free, but kindly confirm your attendance via DELVAW@sun.ac.za for catering purposes

 

This seminar is an initiative of the Scientific Research Community “Network Statistics for STI Epidemiology” Funded by the Research Foundation Flanders