Basia Zaba BSc MSc

Professor of Medical Demography

Background

Higher degrees in Mathematics and Medical Demography; lived & worked in Poland, New Guinea, Trinidad, Malawi and Tanzania; passions: mountaineering, sailing and cycling

Affiliation

Centres

Teaching

Analysis of census and survey data; Demographic impact of HIV; Modelling of HIV epidemic spread; Demographic modelling and projections; Population Dynamics; Indirect Estimation techniques

Research

Demographic impacts of HIV (survival post infection and impacts on fertility and child mortality); Impacts of HIV on household and family structure; Demographic aspects of HIV infection risks (marital stability, sexual behaviour and population mobility); Sexual Behaviour measurement; Partnership change and mobility; Monitoring and Evaluation of National AIDS Control Programmes; Ante-Natal clinic surveillance of HIV; Uptake and impact of anti-retroviral therapy; Demographic Surveillance Systems; Verbal Autopsy methods; sample Vital Registration Systems; Development of Demographic Estimation methods

Research areas

  • Migration
  • Modelling
  • Sexual health

Disciplines

  • Demography
  • Epidemiology

Disease and Health Conditions

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Sexually transmitted disease

Other interests

  • Demographic Estimation
  • MARCH
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