Thursday, April 11 / 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Meeting Room 203 (Level 2)

Session 109
Measurement Challenges and Innovations in Infant and Child Health and Mortality

Chair: Emily Treleaven, University of Michigan
Discussant: Thomas W. Pullum, ICF International

1. Estimating Infant Mortality Rate From DHS Full Birth Histories in the Presence of Age HeapingJulio E. Romero Prieto , Banco de la República, Colombia; Andrea Verhulst, University of Pennsylvania; Michel Guillot, University of Pennsylvania.

2. Estimating the Underlying Infant Mortality Rates for Small Populations: A Case Study of Counties in EstoniaDavid Swanson , University of Washington.

3. New Population Indicators of Mortality: Maternal-Oriented Measures of Infant and Under-Five MortalityEmily Smith-Greenaway , University of Southern California; Jenny Trinitapoli, University of Chicago.

4. Understanding Reporting Errors of Population Survey–Based Neonatal Mortality: A Validation Study From Guinea-BissauLi Liu , Johns Hopkins University; Yue Chu, The Ohio State University; Amabelia Rodrigues, Bandim Health Project; Ane Fisker, Statens Serum Institut; Stephane Helleringer, Johns Hopkins University.

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