Thursday, December 9 / 14:00 - 15:30 UTC
Research Leader Session: New Evidence on Urban Fertility and Family Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia (Sponsored by the IUSSP Panel on Urban FP)
Chair: Thomas LeGrand
, University of Montreal
Discussant: Nkechi Owoo
, University of Ghana
Contraceptive Use Patterns in Urban Africa: Examining Trends in Rich-Poor Gaps •
Alex C. Ezeh, Drexel University;
John G. Cleland, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).
The Challenge Initiative's "Business Unusual" Scale-up Model and Its Early Impact on Increasing Contraceptive Uptake in Urban Areas in Sub-Saharan Africa and India •
J.M. Ian Salas, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
More than 50% Urban, a Possible Game Changer for Pakistan’s Slow and Staggered Fertility Transition? •
Zeba A. Sathar, Population Council;
G.M. Arif, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics;
Maqsood Sadiq, Population Council.
Fertility Stalls in Urban Africa: Where, Who, Why? •
Bruno D. Schoumaker, Universite catholique de Louvain (UCL);
David Sánchez Páez, Université Catholique de Louvain.
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