[Local culture and community participation: Djandioba family planning day in Burkina Faso]

Sante Publique. 2016 Dec 19;28(6):817-826.
[Article in French]


The combination of “local culture and community participation” as implementation support for health programmes is an effective approach to reduce cultural barriers of access to health services. These events have reduced the negative impact of perceptions, erroneous beliefs and misinformation about modern contraceptive methods commonly observed in target populations.</ce:para>.

MeSH terms

  • Burkina Faso
  • Community Participation*
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Cultural Characteristics*
  • Family Planning Services*
  • Humans
  • Sex Education*