Allan G. Hill

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Allan G. Hill, "Andelot Professor of Demography, Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. Professor Allan G. Hill has been the Andelot Professor of Demography at Harvard University since 1991. He directs the Education Office of the Department of Population and International Health in the Harvard School of Public Health and teaches courses there on demography, measuring population health, reproduction and reproductive health and on the assessment of the impact of health programs. His work focuses on the health transitions and their determinants in the Arab world and West Africa. Research in Mali and The Gambia included studies of the impact of selected health interventions and of the factors supporting high fertility. He recently directed the Women's Health Study of Accra whilst on leave at the University of Ghana 2002-4. He served as the Secretary-General of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population for eight years. He has served on the faculty of the School of Health Sciences, the American University of Beirut and the Medical School, University of Jordan, the Ghana School of Public Health and collaborates with the Social Research Center, American University in Cairo. In addition to his university career, Dr. Hill was for four years the first regional representative for the Population Council in the Middle East and North Africa based in Beirut and Amman." [1]

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  1. Center Members, Center for Population and Development Studies, accessed December 28, 2007.