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Session 15:
Child protection and development

Tuesday, December 11
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Ngorongoro Wing. 3rd Floor

Chair: Soukeynatou Fall Kaba, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Discussant: Richard Dackam-Ngatchou, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

  1. Survival and rights: use of children in the fishing industry on the Volta Lake in GhanaSamuel K Annim, University of Cape Coast; Eugene Darteh, University of Cape Coast

  2. Perinatal and neonatal mortality among the Mijikenda community of Kilifi District.Evasius K Bauni, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI); Hellen Gatakaa, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI); Tom Williams, Wellcome Trust; James Nokes, Wellcome Trust; Anthony Scott, Wellcome Trust

  3. Do health services in Africa correspond to the health needs of the populations? The case of constructing a new hospital in a rural setting in SenegalMalick Kante, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Emmanuelle Guyavarch, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Gilles Pison, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  4. Socio- cultural challenges facing community- based interventions in providing care and support to children affected by HIV/AIDS in LesothoTs'epang Manyeli, National University of Lesotho

  5. Reduction in the burden of malarial anaemia: Confirmation of an anti-vector approachJasbir K. Sangha, Macro International Inc.; Kiersten Johnson, Macro International Inc.

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