Session 88:
Maternal, Infant, and Child Mortality in Developing Countries

Friday, May 4
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Union Square 25
Fourth Floor

Chair: Yoonjoung Choi, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Discussant: Kenneth Hill, Harvard University

  1. Maternal Death and Household Disruption: Evidence from Rural KenyaRohini P. Pande, Independent Consultant; Frank Odhiambo, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI); Sheila Ogwang, KEMRI/CDC Research and Public Health Collaboration; Kayla Laserson, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Robinson Karuga, Family Care International; Kathleen Schaffer, Family Care International; Aslihan Kes, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

  2. Effect of Maternal Mortality on under-Five Survival: Evidence from Matlab, BangladeshAbdur Razzaque, ICDDR,B; Akhtar Hossain, Dhaka University; Mohammad Enamul Hoque, University of Queensland; Nurul Alam, ICDDR,B; Abbas Bhuiya, ICDDR,B; Peter Kim Streatfield, ICDDR,B

  3. Cause-Specific Neonatal Deaths: Levels, Trend and Determinants in Rural Bangladesh, 1987-2005Unnati Rani Saha, ICDDR,B and Tilburg University; Arthur van Soest, Tilburg University; Govert Bijwaard, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI)

  4. Generating Political Priority for Neonatal Mortality Reduction in Four Developing CountriesJeremy Shiffman, American University; Stephanie Smith, University of New Mexico

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