Session 2:
The AIDS Pandemic

Thursday, March 31
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Salon A
Level 5

Chair: Susan Watkins, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: John Bongaarts, Population Council

  1. Evidence from National Population-Based Surveys on Bias in Antenatal Clinic-Based Estimates of HIV PrevalenceSimona Bignami, Harvard University; Joshua A. Salomon, Harvard University; Christopher J.L. Murray, Harvard University

  2. Do the HIV/AIDS Models Reproduce the Level and Shape of Mortality Being Experienced in Sub-Saharan Countries?Rob Dorrington, University of Cape Town

  3. Changes in Headship Patterns and Household Organization in South Africa in the 1990s in a Time of HIV/AIDS and Other Macro-Social TransformationsGiovanna Merli, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Nompumelelo B. Nzimande, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Erika Barth Cottrell, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  4. Comprehension of Survey Questions in an AIDS Indicator Survey in TanzaniaP. Stanley Yoder, Macro International Inc.; Laura Nyblade, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

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