According to the World Health Organization, gender norms, roles and behaviours significantly influence how women, men and young people react to health challenges, access health services and how health systems respond to their needs. A thorough understanding of youth- and gender-related dynamics of health seeking, decision-making and resource allocation — and their integration into programming — is critical for effective malaria control and prevention. This learning brief offers guidance and shares learning with malaria programs in Uganda and sub-Saharan Africa on integrating measures that address gender- and youth-related barriers.
Country: UgandaKeywords: Capacity building | Community delivery | Public health communications | Child and maternal health | Policy development | Malaria | iCCM | Malaria in pregnancy | Maternal, neonatal and child health | SDG3
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