Gender relations in community health systems in West and Central Africa


Community health systems are considered vital to accelerate progress towards some key Sustainable Development Goals, such as the reduction in child mortality. But how exactly do community health interventions operate, and what does gender have to do with the achievement of more favourable, equal health outcomes?

This brief summarizes findings from an anthropological study of community health practices in Côte d’Ivoire, Mali and Senegal in 2019.

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