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Session 28:
Methodological issues in estimating maternal mortality

Tuesday, December 11
2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Ngorongoro Wing. 7th Floor

Chair: Zoe Matthews, University of Southampton
Discussant: Mohamed M. Ali, World Health Organization (WHO)

  1. Does sampling at service sites (markets) produce valid estimates of maternal mortality? Examining selection bias in a new approach to sampling using the sisterhood methodJacqueline S Bell, University of Aberdeen; Ouedraogo Moctar, IMMPACT Project (Centre Muraz); Ann E Fitzmaurice, University of Aberdeen; Nicolas Meda, Centre Muraz; Wendy J. Graham, University of Aberdeen

  2. Measuring maternal mortality through the population census: examples from AfricaKenneth Hill, Harvard University; Cynthia Stanton, Johns Hopkins University; Carla AbouZahr, World Health Organization (WHO)

  3. The limitations of retrospective data collection on maternal mortality: The case of the DHS in CameroonSamuel Kelodjoue, Université de Dschang

  4. Using census microdata to estimate maternal mortality: South Africa 2001Robert McCaa, University of Minnesota; Michel Garenne, Institut Pasteur; Kourtoum Nacro, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

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