Tag Archives: Africa

The geography of maternal health in the Sustainable Development Goal era – No woman left behind

Cori Ruktanochai presents maternal health outcomes at subnational level for five Sub Saharian African countries.

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Exploring the limits of household surveys in Africa

In this post, LSE’s Ernestina Coast and UCL’s Sara Randall outline the importance of accuracy of data taken in international surveys to ensure poverty-related data are high quality. Poverty statistics often depend on household-level measurements from survey data, making the definition of household of critical importance. Many policy-makers, government agencies and researchers see poverty as […]

African Health Statistics

MamaYe has announced the launch of an innovative data site which allows you to chart, map and compare key health indicators across all 54 African Union member states. After months of carefully gathering data, deciding the indicators, testing the codes, designing how the numbers will be translated into graphs or maps, and consulting with governments […]

News: Population conferences

It seems unlikely, unless you have a very narrow set of research interests, that you’ll be able to attend every “relevant” conference. For one thing, most research budgets won’t stretch that far, (even if you can handle sleeping in a youth hostel dormitory with twenty drunken gap year students). For another, conferences certainly take up […]