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Session 131:
Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems and Policy-making

Thursday, December 3
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Acropolis 3

Chair: Jacques B. O. Emina, Université de Kinshasa
Discussant: Mark Collinson, University of the Witwatersrand

  1. Spatial analysis of under-five mortality clustering in Northern Nigeria: findings from Nahuche Health and Demographic Surveillance System, Zamfara StateOlatunji Alabi, Federal University, Birnin Kebbi; David Baloye, Obafemi Awolowo University; Amos O. Oyedokun, Obafemi Awolowo University; Henry V. Doctor, World Health Organization (WHO) EMRO

  2. Reporting back research findings in Health and demographic surveillance systems (HDSS): an ethical requirement, a strategy for improving health behaviours or both?Nathalie Mondain, Université d'Ottawa; Valérie Delaunay, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD); Valérie Ouedraogo, Université d'Ottawa

  3. Rural-urban differentials in mortality in small area in GhanaGeorge Wak, Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS); Martin Bangha, INDEPTH Network; Abraham Oduro, Navrongo Health Research Centre

  4. A systematic review of the status of children’s school access in low- and middle-income countries between 1998 and 2013: using the INDEPTH Network platform to fill the research gapsMamusu Kamanda, INDEPTH Network; Osman Sankoh, INDEPTH Network

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