Session 100:
Maternal and Infant Health in Developing Countries

Friday, April 2
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
3rd Floor

Chair: Kenneth H. Hill, Johns Hopkins University
Discussant: Saifuddin Ahmed, Johns Hopkins University

  1. Impact of the Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Program on Maternal Health in the Abura Asebu Kwamankese District in GhanaPatricia Antwi, Ghana Health Service; Frank Nyonator, Ghana Health Service; Tanya C. Jones, Population Council; Emmanuel Kuffour, Population Council; Emerson Arhia, Ghana Health Service

  2. Poor Pregnancy Outcomes among Adolescents in South Nyanza Region of KenyaMonica A. Magadi, University of Southampton; David Omollo, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Alfred Otieni Agwanda, University of Nairobi

  3. Understanding the Effects of Birthspacing on Infant and Child Survival: An Analysis of Data from Matlab, BangladeshJulie DaVanzo, RAND; Abdur Razzaque, ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research; Mizanur Rahman, Pathfinder International

  4. Survival of Orphans: An Example from Southern ZambiaSamuel J. Clark, University of Colorado at Boulder and University of the Witwatersrand

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