Session 94:
Progress in Meeting MDG Maternal Mortality Goals: How Close Are We?

Friday, April 12
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Grand Ballroom B
5th Floor

Chair: Saifuddin Ahmed, Johns Hopkins University
Discussant: Sabu S. Padmadas, University of Southampton

  1. The Matthew Effect in Maternal Mortality Decline around the WorldAlejandro Aguirre, El Colegio de México; Fortino Vela Peón, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Xochimilco

  2. A Comparison of UN and IHME Maternal Mortality EstimatesNoli Brazil, University of California, Berkeley; John R. Wilmoth, United Nations Population Division

  3. Determinants of Increased Maternal Healthcare Utilization in Bangladesh, 1993-2007Rifat Hasan, World Bank Group; Kenneth Hill, Harvard University; Michael Reich, Harvard University; Guenther Fink, Harvard School of Public Health

  4. Maternal Mortality Trends in Mexico: State DifferencesCelia Hubert, University of Texas at Austin

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