Session 166:
Maternal Mortality: Trends and Correlates

Saturday, April 2
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Thurgood Marshall West
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Ellen Starbird, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Discussant: Julie DaVanzo, RAND Corporation

  1. Understanding Global Trends in Maternal MortalitySarah Zureick, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Doris Chou, World Health Organization (WHO); Nobuko Mizoguchi, University of Colorado at Boulder; Holly Newby, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); Lale Say, World Health Organization (WHO); Emi Suzuki, World Bank Group; John R. Wilmoth, University of California, Berkeley

  2. Identifying Factors Associated with Maternal Deaths in Jharkhand, India: A Verbal Autopsy StudyNizamuddin Khan, Futures Group International; Manas Ranjan Pradhan, South Asia Network for Chronic Disease, PHFI

  3. Maternal Mortality in Mozambique: Findings on the Timing of Death and the Role of HIV/AIDSRenee Lewis, U.S. Census Bureau; Francisco Mbofana, National Institute of Statistics, Mozambique; Elisio Mazive, National Institute of Statistics, Mozambique; Loraine A. West, U.S. Census Bureau; Stirling Cummings, MEASURE Evaluation; Robert G. Mswia, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  4. The Determinants of Maternal Mortality in a Sample of German Villages (1766-1863)Francesco Scalone, Università degli Studi di Sassari

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