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Session 5:
Urbanization, health and poverty

Tuesday, July 19
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Salle Olympe de Gouges

Chair: Dieudonne Ouedraogo, Université de Ouagadougou

  1. Rural-urban migration, poverty and child survival in urban BangladeshM. Mazharul Islam, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; Kazi Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Independent University

  2. Impact of social network on contraceptive use among rural floating people in Shanghai ChinaYan Wei, Xi'an Jiaotong University; Xusong Yang, Xi'an Jiaotong University; Yukun Zhang, Xi'an Jiaotong University

  3. Migration and employment in urban Africa: the case of OuagadougouYounoussi Zourkaleini, Université de Ouagadougou and Université de Montréal

  4. Cultural capital and self-rated health in low income women: a case study from greater Beirut, LebanonMarwan Khawaja, American University of Beirut; Mona Mowafi, American University of Beirut

  5. Are urban poor doing better than their rural counterpart in India? A study of fertility, family planning and healthAparajita Chattopadhyay, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Tarun K. Roy, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Vaidehi Yelamanchili, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

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