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Monday, November 18 / 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Session 20
Key Risk Factors of under-Five Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chair: Momodou Jasseh, Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
Discussant: Solveig Cunningham, Emory University
Discussant: Clive Mutunga, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

1. Long-Term Trends in Seasonality of Mortality in Madagascar: The Role of the Epidemiological TransitionBenjamin-Samuel Schlüter, Université Catholique de Louvain; Bruno Masquelier, Université Catholique de Louvain; Jessica Metcalf, Princeton University; Anjarasoa Rasoanomenjanahary, Bureau Municipal d'Hygiène de la commune urbaine d'Antananarivo.

2. Impact of violent conflicts on children health in Cameroon: A double difference analysis*Larissa Nawo, University of Dschang; Heidi Kaila, Cornell University; Christopher B. Barrett, Cornell University.

3. Surmortalité gémellaire en Afrique Subsaharienne : Niveaux, variations spatio-temporelles et facteurs explicatifs - Analyses d’enquêtes nationales de 42 pays*Adama Ouedraogo, Institut national d'études démographiques et Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne.

4. The Crucial Role of Siblings on Child Survival: Evidence from 29 Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems in Sub-Saharan AfricaPhilippe Bocquier, Université Catholique de Louvain; Carren Ginsburg, University of the Witwatersrand; Ashira Menashe Oren, Université Catholique de Louvain; Yacouba Y. C. Compaoré, Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain); Mark Collinson, University of the Witwatersrand.

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