Session 8:
Family Planning, Reproductive Health, and Fertility in Africa

Thursday, March 31
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Coolidge
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Jacob A. Adetunji, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Discussant: Laurie DeRose, University of Maryland

  1. Can Family Planning Programs Affect High Desired Family Size in Sub-Saharan Africa?John Bongaarts, Population Council

  2. Contraceptive Use in Urban Kenya: Recent Trends and Differentials Set in the Policy and Program ContextJean-Christophe Fotso, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Carol K Mukiira, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Gwendolyn Morgan, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Michael Mutua, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  3. Family Planning and Fertility: Estimating Program Effects Using Cross-Sectional DataClaus C. Pörtner, University of Washington; Kathleen Beegle, World Bank Group; Luc Christiaensen, World Bank Group

  4. Assessing Contraceptive Security in Six African Countries: Does Supply Determine Use?Wenjuan Wang, ICF Macro; Astou Coly, Futures Institute; Shanxiao Wang, ICF Macro

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