Session 126:
Maternal Mortality in Asia

Friday, May 1
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Brule B
Level 5

Chair: Sabu S. Padmadas, University of Southampton
Discussant: Zoe Matthews, University of Southampton

  1. Levels and Causes of Maternal Mortality in Pakistan: Results from the Demographic and Health Survey 2007Farid Midhet, University of California, Berkeley; Nap Hosang, University of California, Berkeley

  2. Does Safe-Motherhood Programme Reach the Poor in Uttar Pradesh, India?Sanjay Mohanty, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Praveen Kumar Pathak, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  3. Demographic, Programmatic and Socioeconomic Correlates of Maternal Mortality in Matlab, BangladeshMizanur Rahman, Pathfinder International; Julie DaVanzo, RAND Corporation; Abdur Razzaque, ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research; Kapil Ahmed, Pathfinder International; Lauren Hale, Stony Brook University, State University of New York (SUNY)

  4. Maternal Mortality Estimation at Sub-National Level with Empirical Bayes Method: An Illustration of District-Level MMR Estimates in BangladeshSaifuddin Ahmed, Johns Hopkins University

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