HIV and Ageing in Africa
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Photographs and quotes from HelpAge's conference on "HIV and Ageing in Africa" to mark World Aids Day, 2011.

Photographs and quotes from HelpAge's conference on "HIV and Ageing in Africa" to mark World Aids Day, 2011.

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  • 1. HeadingHeadingTitle SlideName and SurnameName of organization
  • 2. “As you grow old your immunesystem is breaking down and withHIV it’s even worse.” Agnes Ogada,59 years old, living with HIV
  • 3. “It is important for older people living withHIV to get support from the government.We in Kenya are not getting this.” Julius,60 years old, Kenyan man
  • 4. “Older persons need to be visible. If we are notvisible governments say life expectancy is in the40s.” Older Ugandan woman
  • 5. “Sex is like food, you don’t say becauseI am old I don’t eat!” Ruth, 64 year oldKenyan living with HIV
  • 6. “Numbers of older men and womenliving with HIV over the age of 50 ispredicted to rise steeply in Africa in thecoming years.” Jan Hontelez, PhDStudent
  • 7. “Older people’s experience and knowledgeMUST be recognised in the HIV response.”