Tuesday, December 6 / 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM   •   Samandin 10

Session 28:
Social benefits of investments in family planning

Chair: Thandi Hlabana, National University of Lesotho
Discussant: Natal Ayiga, Makerere University

  1. Family planning and child mortality rate decline in sub-Saharan Africa: an ecological longitudinal study at the sub-national levelAdébiyi Germain Boco, McGill University ; Simona Bignami, Université de Montréal

  2. Effects of birth spacing on maternal health in the Tanzanian Lake RegionJanine Huisman, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen ; Abiba L.P. Longwe, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen ; Jeroen Smits, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen

  3. Effect of women’s empowerment and socio-economic status on choice and use of family planning methods in sub-Saharan AfricaMonika S. Sawhney, Mercer University ; Yohannes Kinfu, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  4. Contraceptive prevalence and poverty reduction among women in seven West African countriesOnipede Wusu, Covenant University, Nigeria

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