of Population (emeritus), Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations, nor did they see the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by Mark D. Hayward, Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin. Appointed by the NRC, he was responsible for making certain that the independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered.
The purpose of this report is to serve as a factual summary of what occurred at the workshop. The steering committee’s role was limited to planning and convening the workshop. The views contained in this report are those of individual workshop participants and do not necessarily represent the views of all workshop participants, the committee, or the NRC. Responsibility for the final content of the report rests entirely with the rapporteurs and the NRC.