Senegalese Grandmothers Work To Promote Modern Medicine, From Family Planning To Maternal, Child Care
Thomson Reuters Foundation: Feature — Senegal’s dancing grandmothers lead charge for health over tradition
“…Now [90-year-old Daba] Ndione and other grandmothers are using their influence to promote modern medicine and health care, and discuss issues from family planning and malnutrition to maternal mortality. … Reducing mother and child mortality is one of the biggest health challenges in Senegal, where many women do not seek routine medical care, health workers and experts say…” (Peyton, 8/8).
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