Online Program

Poster session 2: Child Survival

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
This session will show case posters which will discuss the barriers to improved child survival rates in resource poor settings and strategies to improve these rates by reducing the barriers.
Session Objectives: List the factors which are barriers to improved child survival rates

Board 1
Industrial chemical exposure during pregnancy and risk of orofacial clefts in the democratic republic of congo   
Stephanie Ly, MPH, Haley Marie Raimondi, MA, Ugonna Ihenacho, MPH, William Magee, MD, DDS, Kathleen Magee, MEd, MSW and Jane Figueiredo, PhD
Board 2
Assessing the accuracy of three clinical dehydration scales in children with diarrhea in a resource-limited setting   
Adam Levine, MD, MPH, Richard B. Mark Munyaneza, MD, Hannah Cockrell, BA and Justin Glavis-Bloom, BA
Board 3
Child stunting in Zambia: A look into maternal and child nutrition behaviors and the feasibility of change   
Dianne Fragueiro, MPH, Nicole Vincent, MA, John Manda, Samantha Herrera, MPH and Kevin Chilemu
Board 4
Increasing use of zinc in the treatment of pediatric diarrhea in Benin: Lessons learned for global programs   
Emily Sanders, MSc, Kathryn Banke, PhD, Vicki MacDonald, M.A., MPH, Julie Williams, MPP and Njara Rakotonirina
Board 6
Prevalence and patterns of special healthcare needs among preschool-aged children in Chile and the US   
MaryCatherine Arbour, MD MPH, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, PhD, Clara Barata, EdD, Ernesto Trevino, PhD, Megan Murray, PhD and Judith S. Palfrey, MD
Board 8
Board 9
Women's empowerment, participation in mother-to-mother support groups and nutritional outcomes for children under age two   
Noor Tirmizi, PhD, Fodie Maguiraga, Alyssa Lowe, MPH, Allison Prather, MPH, Ann DiGirolamo, PhD, MPH, Alfred Makavore, Sayoh Francis, BA, Musa Braima, Lenette Golding, PhD, MPH and Bethann Cottrell, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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