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Session 11:
Explaining contrasting national trends and progress in achieving MDG 4

Tuesday, December 11
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Mbayuwayu
Ngorongoro Wing. 7th Floor

Chair: Jean-Christophe Fotso, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)
Discussant: Paul Kizito, National Coordinating Agency for Population and Development, Kenya

  1. The stalling child mortality in Ghana: the case of three northern regionsMutaru G Iddrisu, University of Cape Town

  2. Factors associated with perinatal deaths in KenyaAnne Khasakhala, University of Nairobi; Patrick M Ndavi, University of Nairobi

  3. Trends and determinants of childhood mortality in rural South Africa: What can it tell us about the impact of government programs?Nadine Nannan, Medical Research Council of South Africa; Debbie Bradshaw, Medical Research Council of South Africa; Rob Dorrington, University of Cape Town

  4. Child mortality reduction in sub-Saharan African countries : progress and challengesUlimiri V Somayajulu, TNS India; Tilak Mukherji, TNS India

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