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Session 35:
Family and Child Health

Wednesday, December 12
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Twiga
Ngorongoro Wing. 7th Floor

Chair: Evasius K Bauni, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)
Discussant: Martin E. Palamuleni, North-West University, South Africa

  1. Consanguinity and its effects on infant and child mortality and fertility in EgyptRita G. Khayat, University of Notre Dame; Prem C. Saxena, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai-400088, India

  2. Intra-household bargaining and investment in child healthMeherun Ahmed, Carleton College

  3. The role of family support groups in improving male involvement in PMTCT programsBeatrice Muwa, Uganda Programme for Human and Holistic Development (UPHOLD); Alex Mugume, Uganda Programme for Human and Holistic Development (UPHOLD); Lydia Buzaalirwa, Uganda Programme for Human and Holistic Development (UPHOLD); Xavier Nsabagasani, Uganda Programme for Human and Holistic Development (UPHOLD); Peter Kintu, United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR)

  4. Nutritional status of children and the familyDionisia Maffioli, Università degli Studi di Bari

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