Monday, December 6 / 14:00 - 15:30 UTC

Session 26
Infant and Child Mortality

Chair: Tiziana Leone, LSE

1. When do parents bury a child? Uncertainty of offspring loss across the demographic transitionDiego Alburez-Gutierrez; Ugofilippo Basellini, Max Planck Institute for demographic Research; Emilio Zagheni, Max Planck Institute for demographic Research.

2. The dynamic role of household structure on child mortality in southern and eastern sub-Saharan AfricaAshira Menashe-Oren, Universite catholique de Louvain (UCL); Philippe Bocquier, Universite catholique de Louvain (UCL); Carren Ginsburg, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; Yacouba Compaore, Université Catholique de Louvain; Mark Collinson, University of the Witwatersrand.

3. Levels, Trends, and Factors Associated with Under-5 Excess Mortality among Twins in Sub-Saharan Africa: Studies of National Surveys from 42 CountriesAdama Ouedraogo, Université de Versailles – Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines et Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne; Gilles Pison, Muséum National D'histoire Naturelle; Sophie Le Coeur, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Abdramane Soura, Université de Ouagadougou.

4. Identifying New Age Patterns of Under-5 Mortality Using the Under-5 Mortality DatabaseAndrea Verhulst, French Institute for Demographic Studies (INED); Julio E. Romero Prieto, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Nurul Alam, ICDDR,B; Hallie Eilerts, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Daniel Erchick, Johns Hopkins University; Patrick Gerland, United Nations Population Division; Joanne Katz, Johns Hopkins University; Bruno Lankoande, Université de Ouagadougou; Li Liu, Johns Hopkins University; Gilles Pison, Muséum National D'histoire Naturelle; Georges Reniers, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Seema Subedi, Johns Hopkins University; Francisco Villavicencio, Johns Hopkins University; Michel Guillot, University of Pennsylvania.

5. From health to sickness in one generation: The refugee mortality advantage and its disappearance for the children of refugeesMatthew Wallace, Stockholm University; Ben Wilson, Stockholm University.

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