ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Primary Health Care as a Gender Issue

Guy Poitevin This paper presents an analytical account of the outcome of discussions held as an exercise of co-operative self-learning by groups of voluntary female health animators (HAs) of an act ion-group operating in remote rural and culturally traditional areas of Maharashtra, It aims to throw light on the capacity of illiterate or hardly literate peasant women to understand the system of health relations within which they operate as health workers.

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