Session 87:
Mortality in developing countries

Friday, June 15
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Aula Magna, Floor 7

Chair: Samir KC, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

  1. Trends and patterns of childhood mortality clustering in NigeriaJoshua O. Akinyemi, University of Ibadan; Olusola Ayeni, University of Ibadan; Afolabi Bamgboye, University of Ibadan

  2. Trends and causes of child mortality in rural Tanzania: experience from Rufiji Health and Demographic Surveillance (HDSS)Malick Kante, Columbia University; Mrema Sigilbert, Ifakara Health Institute (IHI); Stephane Helleringer, Columbia University

  3. Tobacco consumption during pregnancy in Bangladesh: level and burden among slum women in Dhaka DistrictSadananda Mitra, Independent Consultant; Kabita R. Bhadra, Independent Researcher

  4. Socio economic inequalities in infant mortality in Latin America: the impact of income, education and social classAndres Palacio, Lund University

  5. Pregnancy care in Cambodia: challenges in achieving the fifth Millennium Development GoalMarguerite L. Sagna, University of Alberta; Thankam S. Sunil, University of Texas at San Antonio

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