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Friday, December 10 / 14:00 - 15:30 UTC

Session 196
Postpartum Contraceptive Needs and Use

Chair: Mahesh Puri, Center for Research on Environment Health and Population Activities (CREHPA)

1. Estimating contraceptive needs in the postpartum period: A population-level comparison of five measures of unmet need and demand for contraception among women in EthiopiaCelia Karp, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Sophia Magalona, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Solomon Shiferaw, Addis Ababa University; Assefa Seme, Addis Ababa University; Linnea Zimmerman, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

2. Is unintended pregnancy associated with family planning use in the postpartum period? Using three measures to define the relationship of unintended pregnancy and postpartum family planningLinnea Zimmerman, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Celia Karp, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

3. Postpartum contraceptive use among low-income urban women: insights from Accra, GhanaCaesar Agula, Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS); Elizabeth G. Henry, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health; Patrick Asuming, University of Ghana; Akua Obeng-Dwamena; Theophilus Toprah, Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS); Charles Asabere, University of Ghana, Regional Institute for Population Studies; Martin Wiredu Agyekum, Regional Institute for Populationb studies, University of Ghana; Iqbal Shah, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Ayaga A. Bawah, University of Ghana.

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