Increasing women's engagement in vector control: a report from Accelerate To Equal project workshops

Malar J. 2018 Sep 10;17(1):326. doi: 10.1186/s12936-018-2477-0.


Workshops with academic, national and local government, and community stakeholders were held in Kenya (2017) and Indonesia (2018) to understand the role and perceptions of women in vector control and to identify strategies for accelerating involvement of women in sustained support for vector control interventions at multiple levels/sectors.

Keywords: Gender equity; Stakeholder workshop; Vector control; Women.

MeSH terms

  • Community Participation*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Indonesia
  • Kenya
  • Mosquito Control*
  • Mosquito Vectors*
  • Women / education*