Bilharzia and the boys : questioning common assumptions : Women and tropical diseases.
There is insufficient and inadequate information to gauge the impact of schistosomal infection on the health of women.
Biomedical research has equated women's health with the study of reproductive performance and reproductive organs and this narrow focus has left a number of important questions unanswered.
Attempts to explore the economic and social aspects of schistosomal infection have been minimal and most research has focused on men rather than women.
It has two characteristics: first, economists have relied on single performance indicators which arc rooted in the cultural traditions of the research workers rather than the participants.
Mots-clés Pascal : Schistosomiase, Trématodose, Helminthiase, Infection, Epidémiologie, Soudan, Afrique, Femme, Homme, Impact socioéconomique, Vie quotidienne, Article synthèse
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Schistosomiasis, Trematod disease, Helminthiasis, Infection, Epidemiology, Sudan, Africa, Woman, Human, Socioeconomical impact, Daily living, Review
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