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November 2019

Monitoring and Measuring Social Accountability: What does inclusiveness look like?

2019-11-21T17:07:23+00:00

Allison Annette Foster, Thumbiko Msiska, and Marleen Vellekoop.  November 20, 2019 Napoleão Bernardes, popular two-time mayor of Blumenau Brazil, opened the annual GPSA Forum 2019 this week. Speaking to a full house of global participants at the World Bank meeting [...]

Monitoring and Measuring Social Accountability: What does inclusiveness look like?2019-11-21T17:07:23+00:00

April 2019

WI-HER Series: breaking barriers and raising the bar on measurement

2019-04-29T17:01:21+00:00

WI-HER Series: breaking barriers and raising the bar on measurement  Part I: What is empowerment? And how do we measure it? By Kelly Dale, Gender Specialist The international development community frequently uses buzzwords or jargon such as mainstreaming, sustainability, equity, [...]

WI-HER Series: breaking barriers and raising the bar on measurement2019-04-29T17:01:21+00:00

Ideas de cambio con perspectiva de género se destacan entre las principales buenas prácticas en la atención prenatal en el contexto del Zika en la República Dominicana

2019-04-16T13:06:37+00:00

Por Elga Salvador, asesora en género senior, WI-HER, LLC El 10 de abril 2019, el equipo del Proyecto de USAID Aplicando la Ciencia para Fortalecer y Mejorar los Sistemas de Salud (ASSIST) de la República Dominicana llevó a cabo la Segunda [...]

Ideas de cambio con perspectiva de género se destacan entre las principales buenas prácticas en la atención prenatal en el contexto del Zika en la República Dominicana2019-04-16T13:06:37+00:00

Gender integration strategies stand out among the best practices in prenatal care in the context of Zika in the Dominican Republic

2019-04-16T13:23:03+00:00

   By Elga Salvador, Senior Gender Technical Advisor, WI-HER, LLC On April 10, the USAID-funded Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Health Systems (ASSIST) Project held the second “Learning Session” with the Quality Improvement (QI) teams of the Prenatal Care [...]

Gender integration strategies stand out among the best practices in prenatal care in the context of Zika in the Dominican Republic2019-04-16T13:23:03+00:00

January 2019

Zika Response – “Not Too Late” in Jamaica: ASSIST’s Innovative Approach Integrating Gender to Strengthen Psychosocial Support Services Today, for Tomorrow

2019-01-31T15:13:06+00:00

By Morgan Mickle, Gender Specialist, WI-HER, LLC Participants in Trewlany pose for celebratory photo after successful first training.Photo Credit: Morgan Mickle, WI-HER, LLC (2018) In October 2018 I arrived in Jamaica from the United States to facilitate two weeks of [...]

Zika Response – “Not Too Late” in Jamaica: ASSIST’s Innovative Approach Integrating Gender to Strengthen Psychosocial Support Services Today, for Tomorrow2019-01-31T15:13:06+00:00

Machismo as a barrier to prevent Zika in Ecuador: Fighting it is a win for all, not only for women

2019-01-23T23:46:21+00:00

Machismo as a barrier to prevent Zika in Ecuador: Fighting it is a win for all, not only for women By: Elga Salvador “Por el machismo” (because of machismo) has been a constant theme in the focus groups, interviews, and [...]

Machismo as a barrier to prevent Zika in Ecuador: Fighting it is a win for all, not only for women2019-01-23T23:46:21+00:00

Ecuador y el machismo como barrera para prevenir el Zika. Combatirlo es una ganancia para todos, no solo para las mujeres.

2019-02-01T01:33:49+00:00

Por: Elga Salvador ‘Por el machismo’ ha sido el leitmotiv que ha emergido de todas las consultas y entrevistas realizadas por WI-HER en los diferentes países de América Latina y el Caribe dirigidas a identificar obstáculos a la prevención de la transmisión sexual [...]

Ecuador y el machismo como barrera para prevenir el Zika. Combatirlo es una ganancia para todos, no solo para las mujeres.2019-02-01T01:33:49+00:00

Adolescentes embarazadas y las barreras que enfrentan para prevenir el zika

2019-01-14T18:38:31+00:00

Adolescentes embarazadas y las barreras que enfrentan para prevenir el zika Por: Elga Salvador El Hospital Universitario Maternidad Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia (HUMNSA) fue escenario del primer nacimiento del 2019 en la República Dominicana; el mismo día el mismo [...]

Adolescentes embarazadas y las barreras que enfrentan para prevenir el zika2019-01-14T18:38:31+00:00

Adolescent Pregnancy and Barriers to Zika Prevention

2019-01-14T18:35:51+00:00

Adolescent Pregnancy and Barriers to Zika Prevention By: Elga Salvador In the Dominican Republic, adolescent pregnancy has been prevalent with numbers exceeding 20%  over the last two decades.[1] For the sixth consecutive year, the first child born in 2019 in [...]

Adolescent Pregnancy and Barriers to Zika Prevention2019-01-14T18:35:51+00:00