Friday, June 15 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM   •   DeGeer

Session 58:
Infant and maternal health/mortality

Chair: Ajay Pandey, University of Lucknow

  1. The effect of mother’s age on neonatal survival associated with first and second birth in rural, Tanzania Majige B. Selemani, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI); Rose Nathan, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI); Mathew Alexandre, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI); Dan Kajungu, INESS; Abdallah Mkopi, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI); Sigilbet Mrema, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI);

  2. Analysing gaps in child health in the UK: a “weathering” hypothesis perspective Wendy Sigle-Rushton, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); Alice Goisis, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE);

  3. Successes and failures in the fight against child mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: lessons from Senegal, a country with low AIDS prevalence Gilles Pison, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Géraldine Duthé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Malick Kante, Columbia University; Cheikh Sokhna, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD); Laetitia Douillot, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD); Jean-François Trape, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD);

  4. Could infant mortality analysis with time-invariant covariate effects be misleading? Evidence from urban Turkey Ismet Koc, Hacettepe University; Mehmet Ali Eryurt, Hacettepe University; Murat G. Kirdar, Middle East Technical University;

  5. Levels and correlates of non-adherence to the WHO’s recommended inter-birth interval lengths among childbearing-aged multiparous women in Rufiji,Tanzania Honorati Masanja, Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre; Amon Exavery, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI); Godfrey Mbaruku, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI); Sigilbet Mrema, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI); Amri Shamte, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI); Kristin Bietsch, Princeton University;

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