Wednesday, November 20 / 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Elgon Hall

Session 83
Disability in Africa: Overview and Keys to Understanding

Chair: Sam Wafula, University of Nairobi
Discussant: Arlette Simo Fotso, French Institute for Demographic Studies (INED)

1. The Misconception of Albinism (Causes and Curses): Implication on Maternal Health of Women with Albinism and Their Invisibility in Public Healthcare Centres in NigeriaAdediran Daniel Ikuomola, Adekunle Ajasin University.

2. Testing a New Survey Module on Child Functioning and Disability in South AfricaTshepho Brian Matlwa, Statistics South Africa; Leonard Ahuejere, Statistics South Africa; Michael Medupi, Statistics South Africa; Vivian Marapjane, Stats SA; Nwabisa Xosa, statssa; Job Mothiba, statssa.

3. l'impact de la fluorose dentaire sur le genre*Ariane Julie NYA NANA, Independent Consultant; Marcel Nkoma, Ministry of Economy, Planning and regional develpment.

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