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The Population Association of America Conference 2017 will be held in Chicago, IL from April 27 – 29th.
229 Maternal Health and Mortality
DISCUSSANT: Ndola Prata, University of California, Berkeley
CHAIR: Saifuddin Ahmed, Johns Hopkins University
Topic 4. Health and Mortality
10:45 am–12:15 pm — Waldorf Room
- 229-1 Timing and Correlates of Pregnancy-Related Death: Evidence From Sub-Saharan Africa
- Leena Merdad, King Abdulaziz University; Mohamed Mahmoud Ali, World Health Organization (WHO)
- 229-2 Development of a Tool to Measure Person-Centered Care During Labor and Delivery in Developing Settings: Validation in a Rural and an Urban Kenyan Population
- Patience A. Afulani, University of California, San Francisco; Nadia Diamond-Smith, University of California, San Francisco; May Sudhinaraset, University of California, San Francisco
- 229-3 A Decomposition of Trends in the Nonmarital Infant Mortality Ratios in the United States: 1983–2010
- Wen Fan, Boston College; Liying Luo, Pennsylvania State University
- 229-4 Maternal, Neonatal, and Stillbirth Deaths Caused by Decreased Utilization of Essential Maternal Healthcare in the Context of the 2014 Ebola Epidemic in Sierra Leone
- Laura Sochas, London School of Economics and Political Science; Andrew Channon, University of Southampton; Sara Nam, Options Consultancy Services