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Session 68:
Understanding health and population dynamics through longitudinal demographic surveillance systems

Thursday, December 13
10:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Tausi
Serengeti Wing. Ground Floor

Chair: Ayaga A. Bawah, INDEPTH Network
Discussant: Tukufu Zuberi, University of Pennsylvania

  1. Determination of the causes of death by verbal autopsy in rural Senegal: A study of malaria mortalityGéraldine Duthé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Serge Faye, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Emmanuelle Guyavarch, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Pascal Arduin, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD); Malick Kante, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Aldiouma Diallo, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD); Raphael Laurent, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Adama Marra, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD); Gilles Pison, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  2. Adult mortality estimations from cohort and census/survey data: A comparison of direct and indirect methods in rural MalawiPatrick Gerland, United Nations Population Division; James Kaphuka, University of Malawi; George Mandere, University of Malawi; Humphreys Misiri, University of Malawi; Peter C. Fleming, University of Pennsylvania

  3. Modeling spatial effects on childhood mortality via geo-additive Bayesian discrete-time survival model: a case study from NigeriaGebrenegus Ghilagaber, Stockholm University; Diddy Antai, Karolinska Institutet

  4. Ensuring the sustainability of DSS by making scientific results available to lay persons: case studies in Senegal and Burkina FasoNathalie Mondain, Université d'Ottawa; Pascal Arduin, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)

  5. Measuring cause-specific mortality burden in low-income countries: Experiences from a feasibility study of a post-census mortality survey using verbal autopsyRobert G. Mswia, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Elisio Mazive, National Institute of Statistics, Mozambique; Pedro B Duce, Instituto Nacional de Estatística - Mozambique; Dan Williams, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Philip W Setel, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Yusuf Hemed, National Institute of Statistics, Mozambique; David R Whiting, University of Newcastle upon Tyne; Loraine A. West, U.S. Census Bureau; Dennis J Donahue, U.S. Census Bureau; Peter Young, National Institute of Statistics, Mozambique; Kimberly Marsh, CDC Mozambique

  6. Population modeling for a small area: a comparative analysis of census and demographic surveillance system data in South AfricaMakandwe Nyirenda, University of Kwazulu-Natal; Victoria Hosegood, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Tom A. Moultrie, University of Cape Town

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