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TOPICS FOR RIPS PARTICIPANTS AT THE 8th AFRICAN POPULATION CONFERENCE

 

A Health Systems Strengthening Initiative in Rural Ghana: The Impact of the Ghana Essential Health Interventions Program on Use of ANC Services • Patrick AsumingUniversity of GhanaAyaga BawahRegional Institute for Population Studies.

Born Free and Healthy: Examining Access to Maternal Health Services through Ghana’s Free Maternal Health Care Policy • Fidelia A. A. DakeUniversity of GhanaFrank OtchereUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

“Cementing” Marriages through Childbearing in Subsequent Unions: Insights into Fertility Differentials among First-Time Married Women and Remarried Women in Ghana • Gertrude E ElleamohUniversity of GhanaFidelia A. A. DakeUniversity of Ghana.

Components of Contraceptive Counselling Postpartum Women Receive during Antenatal and Postnatal Health Care Services: A Qualitative Approach • Desmond KluRegional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana.

Contraceptives Method Use, Discontinuation and Failure Rates and Their Determinants in Poor Urban Settings in Ghana: An Analysis Using Data from Kumasi in Southern Ghana • Ayaga BawahRegional Institute for Population StudiesPatrick AsumingUniversity of GhanaElizabeth G. Henry Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthCaesar AgulaUniversity of Ghana, Regional Institute for Population StudiesCharles AsabereUniversity of Ghana, Regional Institute for Population StudiesRyoko SatoHarvard School of Public HealthDavid CanningHarvard UniversityIqbal ShahHarvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

 Drivers of Migration Intentions in the Volta Delta: The Role of Climate-Related Hazards and Adaptation Strategies • Mumuni AbuUniversity of Ghana.

 Drivers of Frequent Induced Abortions and Methods Used among Women of Reproductive Age in Accra, Ghana: Evidence from Poor Urban Settlements • Caesar AgulaUniversity of Ghana, Regional Institute for Population StudiesElizabeth G. Henry Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthPatrick AsumingUniversity of GhanaCharles AsabereUniversity of Ghana, Regional Institute for Population StudiesMawuli KushitorUniversity Of Ghana, legonIqbal ShahHarvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthAyaga BawahRegional Institute for Population Studies.

Evaluation of Machine Learning Methods for Predicting the Risk of Child Mortality in South Africa • Dereje Danbe DebekoHawassa UniveristyReesha KaraPhD studentFidelia A. A. DakeUniversity of GhanaChodziwadziwa KabudulaUniversity of the WitwatersrandJustin DansouUniversity of IbadanHenry WanderaPhD studentChipo MufudzaNational University of Science and Technology.

Family Caregiving to the Elderly: Positive Experiences of Caregivers in Two Urban Poor Communities in Accra, Ghana • Frank Kyei-ArthurRegional Institue for Population Studies, University of Ghana.Samuel CodjoeUniversity of GhanaDelali BadasuRegional Institute for Population StudiesDeborah AtobrahInstitute of African Studies, University of Ghana.

Flux and Strain in Marriage Contraction: The Changing Face of Bridewealth in Contemporary Ghana • Naa Dodua DodooUniversity of Ghana.

Gender-Differentiated Household Vulnerability to Environmental Stressors in the Volta Delta, Ghana • Donatus Yaw AtigloRegional Institute for Population Studies Samuel CodjoeUniversity of Ghana.

Intimate Partner Violence in Ghana: Examining Bridewealth Payment and Male-Perpetrated Physical Abuse against Women • Charlotte OforiRegional Institute for Population Studies, Univeristy of GhanaFrancis DodooPennsylvania State UniversityNaa Dodua DodooUniversity of GhanaAdriana A. BineyUniversity of Ghana.

Is Bridewealth Payment Associated with Shorter Birth Intervals? • Adriana A. BineyUniversity of GhanaNaa Dodua DodooUniversity of GhanaMaame PetersonPennsylvania State University and the University of GhanaCharlotte OforiRegional Institute for Population Studies, Univeristy of GhanaNurudeen AlhassanAfrican Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)F. Nii-Amoo DodooRegional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana.

Predictors of Cancer Screening among Urban Poor Women in Ghana • Patrick AsumingUniversity of GhanaPhilip B. AdongoNavrongo Health Research CentreAyaga BawahRegional Institute for Population Studies.

Rural Out-Migration and Food Security in Ghana’s Development Zones • Aaron K. ChristianUniversity of GhanaDonatus Yaw AtigloRegional Institute for Population Studies Micheal OkyereUNU-WIDER, University of Ghana, Legon-AccraSamuel CodjoeUniversity of Ghana.

 The Stalling Fertility Transition in Ghana: Does the Changing Proportion of Never Married Women Matter? • Michael Larbi Odame, Regional Institute for Population Studies,University of GhanaFaustina Frempong-AinguahRegional Institute for Population Studies/University of GhanaStephen O. KwankyeUniversity of GhanaJohn Anarfi, University of Ghana.

Unawareness of Health Insurance Expiration Status among Women of Reproductive-Age in Northern Ghana: Implications for Achieving Universal Health Coverage • Edmund KanmikiAyaga BawahRegional Institute for Population StudiesPatrick AsumingUniversity of GhanaKoku Awoonor-WilliamsGhana Health ServiceJames F. PhillipsHeilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA.

 

Understanding the Demographic Dividend in Ghana, Sierra Leone and the Gambia: A Prospect or Missed Opportunity? • Stephen O. KwankyeUniversity of GhanaEric ArthurKwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)Faustina Frempong-AinguahRegional Institute for Population Studies/University of GhanaEugenia AmporfuKwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi.

 

Variations in Antenatal Care Initiation Patterns among Reproductive Age Women in Sub-Saharan-Africa: Event History Analysis Methods Approach • Justin DansouUniversity of IbadanFidelia A. A. DakeUniversity of GhanaLorretta Favour C. NtoimoFederal University Oye-Ekiti.