Session 155:
Emerging Patterns in Contraceptive Use in Africa

Saturday, May 5
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Union Square 22
Fourth Floor

Chair: Cheikh Mbacke, Independent Consultant
Discussant: Jean-Christophe Fotso, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  1. Does Increase in Proportion of Educated Women Raise Modern Contraceptive Use in Sub-Saharan Africa?Jacques B. O. Emina, University of Kinshasa, Department of Population and Development Studies

  2. Marital and Non-Marital Contraception in Sub-Saharan AfricaJacob A. Adetunji, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

  3. Is Contraceptive Use in Northern Ghana Related to Stopping or Spacing Behavior?Ayaga A. Bawah, Columbia University; Paul Welaga, Navrongo Health Research Centre; James Akazili, Navrongo Health Research Centre; Felix Kondayire, Navrongo Health Research Centre; John Koku Awoonor-Williams, Ghana Health Service; Fabian S. Achana, Navrongo Health Research Centre

  4. Controlling Fertility and Managing HIV: Complexities of Disclosure for Young Women Living with HIV in Chitungwiza, ZimbabweSophia A. Zamudio-Haas, University of California, Berkeley; Imelda Mudekunye-Mahaka, University of Zimbabwe; Barrot H. Lambdin, Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation; Megan S. Dunbar, Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation

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