Session 147:
Policy and Child Health

Saturday, March 31
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Astor Ballroom
7th floor

Chair: Elizabeth M. King, World Bank Group
Discussant: Anil Deolalikar, University of California, Riverside

  1. ‘Chasing Children’: The Impact of Rural Community-Based Health Services on Childhood Immunization in Nkwanta District, GhanaJ. Koku Awoonor-Williams, Ghana Health Service; Maya N. Vaughan-Smith, Population Council

  2. Development-Induced Displacement and Children's Human CapitalAlison M. Buttenheim, University of California, Los Angeles; Harold Alderman, World Bank Group; Jed Friedman, World Bank Group

  3. Policy Interventions for Improving Child Health Outcomes in PakistanMonica Das Gupta, World Bank Group; Ghazala Mansuri, World Bank Group; Nistha Sinha, World Bank Group; Tara Vishwanath, World Bank Group

  4. The Dynamic Relationship between the Health Sector, Health Knowledge and Health OutcomesSteven F. Lehrer, Queen's University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Richard Tremblay, Université de Montréal

  5. The Village Midwife Program and the Reduction in Infant Mortality in IndonesiaRanjan Shrestha, Ohio State University

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