Volume 63 - Number 3 - Fall 1997

P. Professional Meetings and Conferences

Proceedings of professional meetings of general demographic concern, except for proceedings coded under the specific topic discussed and cross-referenced to this heading. Items about conferences are also classified under this heading.

63:30791 Cairo Demographic Centre (Cairo, Egypt). CDC 23rd annual seminar on population and development issues in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. CDC Research Monograph Series, No. 23, 1994. [xiv], 1,174 pp. Cairo, Egypt. In Eng.
These are the proceedings of the 1993 annual meeting organized by the Cairo Demographic Centre. The 38 papers are organized under the following headings: population and development in Egypt, human resources and labor market demands in Egypt (1990-2000), fertility, family planning, mortality, and maternal and child health. The geographical focus of most of the papers is on Egypt.
Correspondence: Cairo Demographic Centre, No. 78 St. No. 4, Mokattam (11571), Cairo, Egypt. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

63:30792 Centre Français sur la Population et le Développement [CEPED] (Paris, France); Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza. Dipartimento di Scienze Demografiche (Rome, Italy); Università degli Studi di Siena. Facoltà di Giurisprudenza (Siena, Italy). Demography: analysis and synthesis. The causes and consequences of population trends. [Démographie: analyse et synthèse. Causes et conséquences des évolutions démographiques.] Materiali di Studi e di Ricerche, No. Speciale, Apr 1997. xi, 275 pp. Paris, France. In Eng; Fre.
This is the third of three volumes resulting from a seminar held in Siena (Pontignano), Italy, April 22-24, 1996. The primary objective of the seminar was to develop a basic demographic textbook, to be published in English, French, and Italian. This volume contains 10 contributions, in either English or French, 5 of which were presented in Siena, 2 prepared after the seminar, and 3 of which are translated versions of papers published in earlier volumes.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
For a related volume containing papers from the same seminar, see 63:10818.
Correspondence: Centre Français sur la Population et le Développement, 15 rue de l'Ecole de Médecine, 75270 Paris Cedex 06, France. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

63:30793 Germain, Adrienne; Kyte, Rachel. The Cairo consensus: the right agenda for the right time. 1995. i, 30 pp. International Women's Health Coalition [IWHC]: New York, New York. In Eng.
This report describes the consensus on population issues reached at the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, Egypt. "Section I explores the consensus: what it was, how it came about, and what it may mean for population-related policies into the 21st century. Section II contains a brief summary of the main points in each chapter of the Programme of Action agreed on in Cairo. Section III quotes directly from some of the most important paragraphs in the Programme, including those critical to achieving the consensus."
Correspondence: International Women's Health Coalition, 24 East 21st Street, New York, NY 10010. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

63:30794 Masuy-Stroobant, Godelieve; Gourbin, Catherine; Buekens, Pierre. The Quetelet Chair 1994. Child health and mortality in Europe: social inequalities of yesterday and today. [Chaire Quetelet 1994. Santé et mortalité des enfants en Europe: inégalités sociales d'hier et d'aujourd'hui.] ISBN 2-87209-463-6. 1996. 560 pp. Academia: Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium; L'Harmattan: Paris, France; Université Catholique de Louvain, Institut de Démographie, Département des Sciences de la Population et du Développement: Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. In Eng; Fre.
This is a collection of papers presented at the 1994 Chaire Quetelet conference on child health and mortality in Europe. Papers, which are in English or French, are grouped under five headings: a multidisciplinary concept of social inequalities; methodological aspects of measurement and comparison; war, economic crises, and infant health; recent trends in infant health and mortality; and the role of new medical technologies.
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
Correspondence: Academia-Bruylant, 25 Grand Rue, Boite 115, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).

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