Session 14:
Maternal Health and Mortality

Thursday, May 9
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
2nd Floor

Chair: Ken Hill, Johns Hopkins University
Discussant: Cynthia Stanton, Johns Hopkins University

  1. Maternal Health Care in South India: Do Adolescents Seek More Care than Older Women?Asha Kilaru, Belaku Trust; Martyn Brookes, University of Southampton; Saraswathy Ganapathy, Belaku Trust; Zoe Matthews, University of Southampton

  2. Risk Factors Associated with Maternal Mortality in Matlab, BangladeshMd. Kapil Ahmed, ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research

  3. What National Programs Should Do to Reduce Maternal MortalityJohn Ross, Futures Group International; Rodolfo A. Bulatao, National Academies; John Stover, Futures Group International

  4. Generating Political Will for Safe Motherhood: A Case Study from IndonesiaJeremy Shiffman, Syracuse University

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