Workshop Summary Improving the Health of Women in the United States:
This report from the Committee on Population and the Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice is the summary of a workshop held on women’s health and demography. The workshop was organized into four topical sessions, each designed to shed light on important determinants, consequences, effects and issues attending the relative disadvantage of women in the United States in comparison with women in other economically advanced nations.
Workshop Summary Recent Fertility Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa
This report is the summary of a workshop held in June 2015 that explored the determinants and consequences of fertility trends in sub-Saharan Africa to better understand factors that may explain the pace of fertility decline in the region. The workshop was organized to explore fertility trends, their proximate determinants, the status and impact of family planning programs, and prospects for further reducing fertility.