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

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Registration is free, but kindly confirm your attendance via for catering purposes


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