Session 81:
Child Health and Survival

Friday, May 1
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Level 5

Chair: Mahesh Puri, Center for Research on Environment Health and Population Activities (CREHPA)
Discussant: Emmanuela Gakidou, University of Washington

  1. Income Inequality and Child Survival in BangladeshSheikh M. Giashuddin, Jagannath University; Mohammad Kabir, Jahangirnagar University

  2. District Level Inequalities in Child Survival in India: Results of the Reproductive and Child Health District Level Health Survey II, 2002-2004Jesse Abbott-Klafter, University of California, San Francisco; Nirmala Ravishankar, University of Washington; Paul Gubbins, University of Washington; Christopher J.L. Murray, University of Washington

  3. Childhood Mortality Levels and Trends in Kenya: New Estimates Based on the Own Children MethodCollins Opiyo, University of Pennsylvania

  4. Does Contracting Out Primary Care Services Improve Child Health? The Case of GuatemalaJulian P. Cristia, Inter-American Development Bank; William N. Evans, University of Maryland; Beomsoo Kim, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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