Thursday, April 11 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM ยท Lone Star B

Session 27
Examining the Role of Population and Reproductive Health Policies and Practices

Chair: Eliya M. Zulu, African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)
Discussant: Ilene S. Speizer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1. Contraceptive Use and Method-Mix Dynamics in Sub-Saharan AfricaAyaga A. Bawah , University of Ghana; Pearl S. Kyei, University of Ghana; Charles Asabere, University of Ghana, Regional Institute for Population Studies.

2. Evaluating the Impact of Millennium Development Goal 5 on Universal Access to Reproductive HealthAisha Dasgupta, United Nations Population Division; Mark Wheldon, United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs; Vladimira Kantorova, United Nations Population Division; Philipp Ueffing , United Nations Population Division.

3. Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa: Toward an Integrated Approach to Population PolicyJohn May , Georgetown University; Sara Rotenberg, Georgetown University.

4. The Fertility Impact of Achieving Universal Health Coverage in an Impoverished Rural Region of Northern GhanaJames F. Phillips , Columbia University; Elizabeth F. Jackson, Columbia University; Ayaga A. Bawah, University of Ghana; Patrick Asuming, University of Ghana.

5. Fertility Impact of Donor-Supported Contraceptives in Sub-Saharan AfricaJ. M. Ian Salas, Harvard University; Carolina Cardona , Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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