Kenyan policy makers discuss opportunities and challenges for gender transformative health systems
- Author: Sassy Molyneux
- Published by: Rings
"I was excited to attend an ALIGN funded policy meeting this week in Nairobi on behalf of KEMRI Wellcome Trust and RinGs. There were several ‘take homes’ for me:
- Anybody who began the day thinking that health systems are gender neutral, technical institutions soon changed their minds
Experiences of policy makers, health workers, and facility users – shared through stimulating talks, innovative videos, and lively discussions – highlighted that health systems are complex socio-cultural and political systems influencing (and being shaped by) gender norms and their intersections with other social identities and stratifiers..."