Session 209:
Institutional Factors Influencing Maternal and Child Health and Survival

Saturday, April 13
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Rhythms Ballroom II
2nd Floor

Chair: Alex C. Ezeh, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)
Discussant: Jane Menken, University of Colorado at Boulder

  1. Why Poor Women Don’t Deliver at Health Facilities in Developing Countries? A Comparison of Economic and Cultural BarriersMona Sharan, World Bank Group; Qingfeng Li, Johns Hopkins University

  2. Performance-Based Incentive for Improving Quality of Maternal Health Care Services in BangladeshMohammad Masudul Alam, Population Council; Ubaidur Rob, Population Council; Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, Population Council; Farhana Akter, Population Council

  3. WIC in Your Neighborhood: New Evidence on the Impacts of Geographic Access to ClinicsMaya Rossin-Slater, Columbia University

  4. The Link between Maternal Health Services and Neonatal Mortality: Can Skilled Birth Attendants Decrease Neonatal Mortality?Kavita Singh, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Paul Brodish, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Chirayath Suchindran, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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