Capacity-building initiative in gender-based analysis in vector-borne diseases and climate change
|Wednesday, 29 May 2019 - Wednesday, 29 May 2019
|Braamfontein Campus West
The Wits Club
Teurai.Rwafa@wits.ac.za by 24 May 2019
The Wits School of Public Health will launch a capacity strengthening initiative on Gender-Based Analysis (GBA) in Vector-Borne Diseases and Climate Change.
The initiative addresses the design and implementation of gender-sensitive health policies, projects and research. It teaches how gender norms, roles and relations influence the susceptibility of men, women and non-binary individuals to different health conditions. A component of the content is how gender-related aspects influence people’s responses and coping mechanisms to climate change and vector-borne diseases. This a collaboration with the School of Public Health at the University of Ghana and the World Health Organization’s TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases.Add event to calendar