Session 86:
Determinants of Child Survival in Africa

Friday, April 16
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Cumberland A
Exhibition Level

Chair: Romesh Silva, University of California, Berkeley
Discussant: Samuel J. Clark, University of Washington

  1. Influence of Maternal Education on Child Health in KenyaBenta A. Abuya, Pennsylvania State University; James Kimani, IMPAQ International, LLC; Elijah Onsomu, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

  2. Evaluation of Mortality Impact of Mass Disease-Prevention Efforts: A Case of Nationwide Distribution of Insecticide-Treated Nets In Togo, West AfricaKanako Ishida, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Paul Stupp, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Howard Gordberg, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Marcy Erskine, Canadian Red Cross; Kodjo Morgah, Independent consultant

  3. Here We Are: Polygamous Marriages, Social Standing of Women and Child Survival in Kassena-Nankana District of GhanaMaya Nicole Vaughan-Smith, Princeton University; Philip B. Adongo, Navrongo Health Research Centre; J. Koku Awoonor-Williams, Ghana Health Service; Cornelius Y. Debpuur, Navrongo Health Research Centre; Ayaga A. Bawah, INDEPTH Network

  4. Is Birth Weight a Good Predictor of Child Mortality in Developing Countries? Results from Recent National Surveys in Sub-Saharan AfricaAdébiyi Germain Boco, Université de Montréal

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