Illustrative Gender Integration Framework For The Maternal And Child Survival Program


Although health care professionals generally are comfortable addressing biological differences, they are not always as attentive to social inequalities that also differentially affect men’s and women’s health risks and vulnerabilities, capacity to seek and utilize care, comply with medical advice, and the magnitude of the burden of the health problem. The gender integration pathway facilitates visualization of these differential effects and some potential responses, based on information collected in response to questions posed in the GAF.

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