Wednesday, December 8 / 18:00 - 19:30 UTC

Session 129
Direct and Indirect Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Chair: Andrew Noymer, University of California, Irvine

1. The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on mortality forecasts in BrazilGabriel Borges, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE).

2. Successes and challenges in Rapid Mortality Surveillance during the COVID-19 Pandemic: a cross-country comparisonFarnaz Malik, Vital Strategies; Diana Kumar, Vital Strategies; Raven Meade, Vital Strategies; Carlie Congdon, Vital Strategies; Elizabeth Ortiz, Vital Strategies; Ruxana Jina, Vital Strategies; Martin Bratschi, Vital Strategies; Philip Setel, Vital Strategies.

3. COVID-19 mortality in Brazil: an analysis of multiple causes of deathAna Maria Nogales Vasconcelos, Universidade de Brasilia; Elisabeth França, Faculdade de Medicina/Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Daisy Maria Abreu, GPEAS/Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Lenice Ishitani, GPEAS/Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Juan Cortéz-Escalante, Pan American Health Organization.

4. Projecting excess infant mortality in low- and middle-income countries during the COVID-19 pandemic based on forecasted declines in economic growthGil Shapira, The World Bank Group; Damien De Walque, The World Bank; Jed Friedman, World Bank Group.

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