Thursday, July 10 / 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM   •   Medes

Session 25:
Health Care and Mortality in Developing Countries

Chair: Catherine Gourbin, Université Catholique de Louvain

  1. To live and die: what is driving up the cost of hospitalization in Brazil?Claudia Berenstein, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR) ; Roberto Rodrigues, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais ; Carla J. Machado, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR)

  2. The utilisation of healthcare services in India: do education and income matter?Soumitra Ghosh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  3. Why maternal mortality decreases so slowly in Africa despite the improvement of health care services? Is it due to cultural factors or an inadequate sanitary organization? The experience of the rural population of Bandafassi in Senegal.Malick Kante, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED) ; Emmanuelle Guyavarch, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED) ; Gilles Pison, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  4. Variation in the strength of the relationship of income with adult mortality and morbidity in selected countriesJeroen van Ginneken, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) ; George Groenewold, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI)

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