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Appendix

Workshop Agenda and Participants September 20-21, 2000

AGENDA

September 20

Welcome, Introductions, and Background to the Meeting

Holly Reed, National Research Council

Introduction to the National Academies

Faith Mitchell, National Research Council

Goals for the Workshop

Charles Keely, Georgetown University (Chair)

Presentation: Overview of Demographic Methods in Complex Emergencies

W. Courtland Robinson, Johns Hopkins University

Paul Spiegel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Presentation: Applied Methods—Cluster Sampling

Paul Spiegel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Presentation: Human Rights Measurement Issues

Lynn Amowitz, Physicians for Human Rights



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Demographic Assessment Techniques in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Summary of a Workshop Appendix Workshop Agenda and Participants September 20-21, 2000 AGENDA September 20 Welcome, Introductions, and Background to the Meeting Holly Reed, National Research Council Introduction to the National Academies Faith Mitchell, National Research Council Goals for the Workshop Charles Keely, Georgetown University (Chair) Presentation: Overview of Demographic Methods in Complex Emergencies W. Courtland Robinson, Johns Hopkins University Paul Spiegel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Presentation: Applied Methods—Cluster Sampling Paul Spiegel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Presentation: Human Rights Measurement Issues Lynn Amowitz, Physicians for Human Rights

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Demographic Assessment Techniques in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Summary of a Workshop Comments: Donna Brogan, Emory University Discussion Presentation: Applied Methods—Spatial Sampling Vincent Brown, Epicentre/MSF Comments – Recommendations and Alternative Methods Denis Coulombier, Institut de Veille Sanitaire (National Institute for Public Health Surveillance), France Presentation: Applied Methods—Qualitative Techniques William Weiss, Johns Hopkins University Comments: M. Giovanna Merli, University of Wisconsin Discussion: Estimating Population Size and Structure Working Groups: Estimating Rates Group 1: Mortality/Sampling Group 2: Mortality/Indirect Estimation Techniques Presentations by Working Groups and Discussion September 21 Review of previous day Charles Keely, Georgetown University Presentation: Applied Methods and Mortality Measurement Les Roberts, Johns Hopkins University Comments: Fritz Scheuren, The Urban Institute Presentation: Methods for Measuring Mortality Due to Human Rights Abuses Patrick Ball, American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Demographic Assessment Techniques in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Summary of a Workshop Comments: William Seltzer, Fordham University Discussion Working Groups: Estimating Rates Group 1: Morbidity and Mortality of Human Rights Abuses as Related to Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity Group 2: Morbidity and Mortality in Complex Emergencies Related to Disease and Malnutrition Presentations by Working Groups and Discussion Discussion: Directions for Future Research PARTICIPANTS Presenters CHARLES B. KEELY (Chair), Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University LYNN AMOWITZ, Physicians for Human Rights, Boston, Massachusetts PATRICK BALL, Science and Human Rights Program, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC DONNA BROGAN, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University VINCENT BROWN, Epicentre, Médecins Sans Frontières, Paris DENIS COULOMBIER, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France M. GIOVANNA MERLI, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison LES ROBERTS, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University W. COURTLAND ROBINSON, Center for Refugee and Disaster Studies, Johns Hopkins University FRITZ SCHEUREN, The Urban Institute, Washington, DC WILLIAM SELTZER, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Fordham University PAUL SPIEGEL, International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta

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Demographic Assessment Techniques in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Summary of a Workshop WILLIAM WEISS, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University Other Participants MAIRE CONNOLLY, Department of Emergency and Humanitarian Action, World Health Organization, Geneva STACY GILBERT, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC STEVE HANSCH, Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland KRISTA HOUSE, Population Program, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York BELA HOVY, Programme Coordination Section, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva UNNI KARUNAKARA, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, and Médecins Sans Frontières, Nairobi JENNIFER LEANING, School of Public Health, Harvard University STEPHEN LUBKEMANN, Department of Anthropology, George Washington University MARY LUNGAHO, Catholic Relief Services, Baltimore, and LINKAGES Project, Washington, DC FAITH MITCHELL, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council, Washington, DC PETER SALAMA, International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta KAVITA SINGH, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University BARBARA BOYLE TORREY, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council, Washington, DC RONALD WALDMAN, Joseph L. Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University MARK WALKUP, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC BRADLEY WOODRUFF, International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta

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Demographic Assessment Techniques in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Summary of a Workshop Workshop Staff BARNEY COHEN, Director, Committee on Population HOLLY REED, Program Officer, Committee on Population BRIAN TOBACHNICK, Project Assistant, Committee on Population ELIZABETH WALLACE, Senior Project Assistant, Committee on Population