Saturday, April 3 / 12:30 PM - 2:20 PM   •   Commonwealth

Session 19:
Reproductive Health in Developing Countries I

Chair: Stella Babalola, Johns Hopkins University
Discussant: Michelle Hindin, Johns Hopkins University

  1. Women, Doctors, and Cesareans: The Construction of Normal Birth as "Risky" and the Medicalization of Birth in BrazilAlessandra S. Chacham, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais

  2. Men's Sexual Health and Health Care Utilization in Slum Communities in Mumbai, IndiaAbdelwahed Mekki-Berrada, University of Connecticut Health Center ; Sharad S. Narvekar, Maharashtra State AIDS Control Society ; Ravi K. Verma, Population Council ; Niranjan Saggurti, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  3. Inconsistent Reporting of Female Genital Cutting Status among Adolescent Girls in a Longitudinal Intervention Study in Northern GhanaReshma Naik, Navrongo Health Research Centre ; Elizabeth F. Jackson, Population Council ; Patricia Akweongo, Navrongo Health Research Centre

  4. Why Disparity in HIV/AIDS-Related Knowledge in Sub-Saharan Africa: Selectivity in Reporting or Receiving?Zewdu Woubalem, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) ; Alex Ezeh, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

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