Session 179:
Reproductive Risks: Complications, Side-Effects and Infertility in Africa

Saturday, April 17
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Reunion F
Lobby Level

Chair: Susan Watkins, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Jennifer Johnson-Hanks, University of Texas at Austin

  1. Estimating the Incidence of Abortion in Burkina FasoIdrissa Kabore, Institut Superieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP); Clementine Rossier, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Gilda Sedgh, Guttmacher Institute

  2. Contraceptive Discontinuation and Side Effects: Evidence from Southern GhanaClaire E. Bailey, University of Southampton

  3. Do Unplanned Pregnancies Have an Effect on Pregnancy Complications in a Rural Population Of South Africa?Akeem T. Ketlogetswe, University of the Witwatersrand

  4. Suffering Infertility: The Impact of Infertility on Women's Life Experiences in Two Nigerian CommunitiesUlla Larsen, Ibis Reproductive Health; Marida Hollos, Brown University; Bruce Whitehouse, Brown University

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