Maternal and Child Health: A Priority in AfricaBah Jean Pierre Kouakou*
Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Bouaké, France
- *Corresponding Author:
- Bah Jean Pierre Kouakou
Professor, Department of Anthropology and Sociology
University of Bouaké, France
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: November 15, 2013; Accepted date: November 16, 2013; Published date: November 17, 2013
Citation: Kouakou BJP (2014) Maternal and Child Health: A Priority in Africa. Anthropol 2:e117. doi: 10.4172/2332-0915.1000e117
Copyright: © 2014 Kouakou BJP. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The reproductive health plays a major role in the health system. However, although it is defined as “a state of physical, mental, and social well-being in all matters relating to the reproductive system, its functions, its operation and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”, it is nevertheless left a link still worrying in its shutters relative to the mother and to the child in sub-Saharan Africa.