Saturday, May 2 / 12:30 PM - 2:20 PM   •   Duluth

Session 184:
Reducing Maternal Mortality in Africa and Latin America

Chair: Fiifi Amoako Johnson, University of Southampton
Discussant: Philomena E. Nyarko, University of Ghana

  1. Use of Magnesium Sulfate to Treat Severe Preeclampsia and Eclampsia in Mexico CitySandra García, Population Council ; Marieke G. van Dijk, Population Council ; Jorge Armando Valencia Rodríguez, El Colegio de México ; Patricio Sanhueza, Ministry of Health, Mexico

  2. New Paradigm, Old Thinking: The Case for Emergency Obstetric Care in the Prevention of Maternal MortalityKayode T. Ijadunola, Obafemi Awolowo University ; Yinyinade Ijadunola, Obafemi Awolowo University ; Titilayo Abiona, Obafemi Awolowo University

  3. An Economic Evaluation of a Delivery-Fee Exemption Policy on Maternal and Child Health Indicators in GhanaKaren A. Grepin, Harvard University

  4. Reducing Maternal Mortality in Developing Countries: Evidence from Sierra LeoneSahr Eric Nabieu, University of Sierra Leone ; Almamy Koroma, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone

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