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Women & Health Online Dialogue

Expert Group Meeting
Women and Health

the Gender Perspective into the Health Sector

Tunis (Tunisia)
28 September to 2 October 1998


Uche Amazigo

Senior Lecturer in Medical Parasitology and Public Health, University of Nigeria; biologist with training in public health and parasitology; specialized in women and tropical disease and reproductive health of adolescents; carried out research in 1990 on Gender and River blindness (Onchocerciasis) and currently works as scientist with the African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control, based in Burkina Faso.

Paper: Women’s health and tropical diseases - a focus on Africa

United Nations
Division for the Advancement of Women
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New York, NY 10017
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