Session 61:
Poverty and Health: Implications for Mortality and Disability

Thursday, March 30
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Santa Barbara C
Lobby Level

Chair: Elizabeth Frankenberg, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Sabrina M Fernandes, University of California, Los Angeles

  1. Immunizations, Poverty and Child Survival in the Kasena-Nankana District of Northern GhanaBawah A Ayaga, Population Council; James F. Phillips, Population Council; Peter Wontuo, Navrongo Health Research Centre; George Wak, Navrongo Health Research Centre

  2. Macro-Economic Shocks and Infant Survival: A Global PerspectiveSarah Baird, University of California, Berkeley; Jed Friedman, World Bank Group; Norbert Schady, World Bank Group

  3. Are Idle Hands the Doctor’s Workshop? Effects of Unemployment Shocks on Physical and Mental Health in Puerto RicoGustavo J. Bobonis, University of Toronto; Harold J. Toro, University of California, Berkeley

  4. Obstetric Fistula in Malawi: Prevalence and CorrelatesKiersten Johnson, ORC Macro

  5. Impact of Military and Political Unrest on Child Mortality in the Central African RepublicMacoumba Thiam, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); B. Oleko Tambashe, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); Adam Ahmat, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); Raymond Goula, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

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