Wednesday, November 20 /
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Perinatal And Under-Five Mortality Estimates For sub-Saharan Africa: Data, Methods And Patterns
Chair: Georges Reniers, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
Discussant: Momodou Jasseh, Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
A Randomized Comparison of Household Survey Modules for Measuring Stillbirths and Neonatal Deaths in Five Health and Demographic Surveillance Sites. •
Joseph W. Akuze, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Hannah Blencowe, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Peter Waiswa, Makerere University School of Public Health; Angela Baschieri, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Ethiopia; Vladimir Goordeev, Oueen Mary University of London; Doris Kwesiga, Makerere University School of Public Health; Simon Cousens, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Joy Lawn, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Every Newborn INDEPTH Study Collaborative Group, EN-INDEPTH collaborative group.
Does pregnancy follow up improve reliability of under five mortality estimates in Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems? Insights from Bandafassi and Niakhar (Senegal)* •
Yempabou Bruno Lankoande, Institut National d'Etudes Démographiques (INED)/Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP); Gilles Pison, French National Museum of Natural History and Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED).
Evaluation of Machine Learning Methods for Predicting the Risk of Child Mortality in South Africa •
Dereje Danbe Debeko, Hawassa Univeristy; Reesha Kara, PhD student; Fidelia A. A. Dake, University of Ghana; Chodziwadziwa Kabudula, University of the Witwatersrand; Justin Dansou, University of Ibadan; Henry Wandera, PhD student; Chipo Mufudza, National University of Science and Technology.
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