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Tuesday, November 19 / 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Session 66
Indirect Estimation of the Incidence of Abortion- Methodological Advances, Challenges and Advantages

Chair: Ann Biddlecom, Guttmacher Institute
Discussant: Clementine Rossier, Université de Genève

1. Influences on Where, when, and How Women Terminate a Pregnancy in Sub-Saharan African and Latin American Countries Where Abortion Is Highly Legally Restricted: A Systematic ReviewMara Steinhaus, International Center for Research on Women; Laura Hinson, International Center for Research on Women ; Suzanne Bell, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Claire Twose, Welch Medical Library, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; Meroji Sebany, International Center for Research on Women; Chimaraoke Izugbara, International Center for Research on Women .

2. Drivers of Frequent Induced Abortions and Methods Used among Women of Reproductive Age in Accra, Ghana: Evidence from Poor Urban SettlementsCaesar Agula, University of Ghana, Regional Institute for Population Studies; Elizabeth G. Henry , Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Patrick Asuming, University of Ghana; Charles Asabere, University of Ghana, Regional Institute for Population Studies; Mawuli Kushitor, University Of Ghana, legon; Iqbal Shah, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Ayaga Bawah, Regional Institute for Population Studies.

3. Social Network-Based Methods for Measuring Abortion Incidence in Ethiopia and UgandaElizabeth A. Sully, Guttmacher Institute; Solomon Shiferaw, Addis Ababa University; Assefa Seme, Addis Ababa University; Frederick Makumbi, Makerere University; Simon P. S. Kibira, Makerere University; Lauren Firestein, Guttmacher Institute; Selena Anjur-Dietrich, Guttmacher Institute; Doris Chiu, Guttmacher Institute; Suzanne Bell, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Margaret Giorgio, Guttmacher Institute.

4. Abortion Incidence and Safety in Nigeria: Evidence of InequitiesSuzanne Bell, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Elizabeth F. Omoluabi, Centre for Research Evaluation Resources and Development (CRERD); Funmilola OlaOlorun, University of Ibadan; Mridula Shankar, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Caroline Moreau, INSERM/INED and Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

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