AFIDEP at the 29th International Population Conference 2021
6 December 2021
Author: Christopher Kaudzu
photo: @Eva Blue/Unsplash

The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) is participating in the 29th International Population Conference (IPC2021) from 5-10 December 2021.

AFIDEP’s team of experts will be participating in the following:


  • Maame Peterson Ph.D,  Poster presentation on behalf of the Team-Up Consortium in Session P4-48 Do the changes in classification of traditional methods of contraception influence tCPR estimates in sub-Saharan African countries?” – December 6, 2021 | 5:00pm – 6:00pm UTC


  • Maame Peterson Ph.D, – Poster presentation on behalf of the Team-Up Consortium  in Session P4-49 – “Traditional contraception in modern times: a methodological enquiry in measurement of traditional methods of contraceptive use in four African countries” – December 6, 2021 | 5:00pm – 6:00pm UTC


  • Eliya Zulu Ph.D. is chairing Session 114 on “Population Policies and the Demographic Transition” – Wednesday, December 8 / 12:00 – 13:30 UTC


  • Nurudeen Alhassan Ph.D, is a panellist in Session 123 on behalf of the Team-up Consortium – Research Leader Session: Methodological Enquiry in Measurement of Traditional Methods of Contraception in Modern Times (Sponsored by AFIDEP) – Thursday, December 9 / 16:00 – 17:30 UTC


  • Professor Nyovani Madise is a panelist in Session 205“Research Leader Session: Contraceptive Transition Theories (Sponsored by the IUSSP Scientific Panel on Contraceptive Transition Theories) – December 10 / 16:00 – 17:30 UTC

The conference was to take place in Hyderabad, India at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre, however, given the COVID-19 pandemic, IPC2021 is now a completely virtual conference.

The IUSSP International Population Conference is the world’s largest international scientific conference on population and demography. The conference brings together researchers, policymakers and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines and from across the globe, to present and discuss the latest research on a broad range of contemporary population issues.

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