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IHME presents new research at AAPOR’s Annual Conference
IHME researchers Bernardo Hernández Prado, Ali Mokdad Jr., Gulnoza Usmanova, and former Post-Graduate Fellow Catherine Wetmore will present at the annual conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR).
AAPOR’s 67th Annual Conference – Evaluating New Frontiers in Public Opinion and Social Research will focus on new technologies and communication media and the challenges they present to public opinion and survey researchers.
- New approaches to health facility surveys
- A multimode approach for assessing key health indicators in resource-limited settings via household and health facility surveys
- Gaining knowledge from the field: the importance of fact-finding trips prior to the design and implementation of health evaluation surveys in Central America
- Rapid roll-out of household surveys to assess monitoring and impact evaluation indicators pertaining to reproductive health, child nutrition, and immunization in Mesoamerica
- Assessing quality of care through medical record reviews in Mesoamerica
The IHME researchers will join a wide variety of survey experts, consumers, and funders of social opinion research who will share work on topics ranging from methodological issues to integrating new technologies with existing data collection methods.