Session 113:
Maternal Mortality: Data Collection and Measurement Issues

Friday, April 1
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Virginia Suite AB
Lobby Level

Chair: Mizanur Rahman, Pathfinder International
Discussant: Lale Say, World Health Organization (WHO)

  1. Maternal Mortality in South Africa: Lessons from a Case Study in the Use of Deaths Reported by Households in Censuses and SurveysRob Dorrington, University of Cape Town; Debbie Bradshaw, Medical Research Council of South Africa

  2. The Predictive Value of Retrospective Survey Data on Maternal Mortality in Sub-Saharan Populations: Results from a Validation Study in Eastern SenegalStephane Helleringer, Columbia University; Malick Kante, Columbia University (CU); Géraldine Duthé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Armelle Andro, Université Paris I, Panthéon Sorbonne and Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Gilles Pison, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  3. Maternal Mortality at the Community Level: An Innovative Approach to MeasurementNdola Prata, University of California, Berkeley; Caitlin Gerdts, University of California, Berkeley; Amanuel Guessessew, Tigrai Health Bureau

  4. The Maternal Mortality Incidence Rate (MMIR)Timothy Riffe, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED)

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