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Session 88:
Inequalities in access to maternal health services

Friday, December 14
10:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Mbayuwayu
Ngorongoro Wing. 7th Floor

Chair: Monica A. Magadi, City University London
Discussant: Zoe Matthews, University of Southampton

  1. Postpartum care in sub-Saharan Africa: insufficient and unequalAlfredo L. Fort, Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH); Monica Kothari, Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH); Noureddine Abderrahim, Macro International Inc.

  2. What does access to maternal care mean among the urban poor? Factors associated with use of appropriate maternal health services in the slum settlements of Nairobi, KenyaJean-Christophe Fotso, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Alex C. Ezeh, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Nyovani Madise, University of Southampton; Abdhalah K Ziraba, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Reuben Ogollah, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  3. Few comprehensive services, unequal access: Capacities to deal with obstructed labor in 5 African countriesKiersten Johnson, Macro International Inc.

  4. Achieving MDG 5 in resource-poor settings: results from the skilled care initiativeTuntufye Mwakajonga, Family Care International; Angela Mutunga, Family Care International; Ellen Brazier, Family Care International

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