Sexual and reproductive health

Transforming health systems: gender and rights in reproductive health

A training manual for health managers

World Health Organization, Department of Reproductive Health and Research

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Publication details

Number of pages: 500
Publication date: 2001
Languages: English, French, Russian and Spanish
WHO reference number: WHO/RHR/01.29 - Web and CD-ROM (The CD contains all language versions)


The result of a six-year testing and adaptation process involving strong collaboration with institutions in different parts of the world, this manual provides a unique training curriculum designed to equip participants with the analytical tools and skills to integrate gender and rights into programme and policy development in sexual and reproductive health. The three-week course is intended for health programme managers, planners, policy-makers and others with responsibilities in sexual and reproductive health.

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