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Session 100:
Human capital needs for achieving MDGs in Africa

Friday, December 14
2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Kagera
Ngorongoro Wing. 7th Floor

Chair: Kasirim Nwuke, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
Discussant: Alex C. Ezeh, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  1. The impact of health workers on health outcome across sub-national units in South Africa.Yohannes Kinfu, World Health Organization (WHO)

  2. A community empowerment success story: Nigerian communities taking action to improve health and educationMa-Umba Mabiala, COMPASS Project; Marcie Rubardt, International Health Consultant

  3. Population dynamics and human development index in selected African countries: trends and levelsNader Motie Haghshenas, Population Studies and Research Center in Asia and the Pacific; Arezou Sayadi, Regional Center for Population Research and Studies in Asia and the Pacific; Nahid Salehi, Regional Center for Population Research and Studies in Asia and the Pacific; Tayebeh (Sahel) Taherianfard, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)

  4. Decomposing the progress of child nutrition related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): Importance of socioeconomic inequality, education and nutrition interventionsMonika S Sawhney, Tulane University; Mahmud Khan, Tulane University

  5. Women informal employment and economic development in Africa: Opportunities and challengesArezou Sayadi, Regional Center for Population Research and Studies in Asia and the Pacific; Nahid Salehi, Regional Center for Population Research and Studies in Asia and the Pacific; Tayebeh (Sahel) Taherianfard, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS); Nader Motie Haghshenas, Population Studies and Research Center in Asia and the Pacific

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