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Pasha 56: Why gender equity in health matters

In global health, it’s important that women have an equal opportunity to have their voices heard in setting agendas and designing interventions. Not listening to women can mean that important contributions are missed. Women play a crucial role in delivering important health services and are the backbone of health.

In today’s episode of Pasha, Rhoda Wanyenze, Dean of Makerere University School of Public Health, discusses how crucial it is for women to be acknowledged in global health issues.

Photo: By Leonie Broekstra. African nurse is drawing blood from an African male for blood tests. Shutterstock

Music “Happy African Village” by John Bartmann, found on licensed under CC0 1.

“Umlungu” by John Bartmann, found on

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