HIV/AIDS and the health of older people in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya: results from a cross sectional survey

@article{Kyobutungi2009HIVAIDSAT,
  title={HIV/AIDS and the health of older people in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya: results from a cross sectional survey},
  author={Catherine Kyobutungi and Alex Ezeh and Eliya Msiyaphazi Zulu and Jane Falkingham},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={153 - 153}
}
BACKGROUND The proportion of older people is increasing worldwide. Globally, it is estimated that older people (those 60 years or older) constitute more than 11% of the population. As the HIV/AIDS pandemic rages in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), its impact on older people needs closer attention given the increased economic and social roles older people have taken on as a result of increased mortality among adults in the productive age groups. Few studies have looked at older people and their health… CONTINUE READING

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