WI-HER News

April 2021

Health worker efforts to improve GBV case management in Kenya

2021-04-11T10:15:56-04:00

By: Hayley Hoaglund, MPH/MBA candidate at JHU and a WI-HER Intern Gender-based violence (GBV) affects millions of women and men worldwide. In Kenya, its implications are long lasting and devastating, as physical violence affects 49% of girls and 48% of [...]

Health worker efforts to improve GBV case management in Kenya2021-04-11T10:15:56-04:00

March 2021

Harnessing evidence for impact and inclusive development: Announcing WI-HER’s collection of gender, social inclusion, and health desk reviews in Nigeria

2021-03-22T12:35:58-04:00

“Evidence suggests that women in Ebonyi have limited access to assets and financial resources, and also experience concerning levels of controlling behaviors in marital relationships. Women face restrictive norms that limit their ability to make decisions about their own wellbeing, [...]

Harnessing evidence for impact and inclusive development: Announcing WI-HER’s collection of gender, social inclusion, and health desk reviews in Nigeria2021-03-22T12:35:58-04:00

Adding Value with Inclusive Development: Involving Adolescents in Strategic Planning to Improve Health Systems

2021-03-09T16:48:19-05:00

By: Emilia Eyo Okon, Gender, Social Inclusion, & Community Engagement Advisor, WI-HER On the USAID Integrated Health Program (IHP) in Nigeria, led by Palladium, WI-HER prioritizes the inclusion of beneficiaries in its efforts to support the state to strengthen the [...]

Adding Value with Inclusive Development: Involving Adolescents in Strategic Planning to Improve Health Systems2021-03-09T16:48:19-05:00

February 2021

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation: Obstetric Fistula and Female Cutting in Sokoto – A Preventable Scourge

2021-02-10T04:52:04-05:00

By Aisha Ahmed, WI-HER, Gender, Social Inclusion and Community Engagement Advisor for USAID IHP in Sokoto State, Nigeria  “A young girl had an obstetric fistula at a young age. She was married and pregnant. Unfortunately, the girl was living with [...]

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation: Obstetric Fistula and Female Cutting in Sokoto – A Preventable Scourge2021-02-10T04:52:04-05:00

A Letter to My Fellow Humans on the International Day of Human Fraternity

2021-02-02T08:47:00-05:00

February 4th, 2021 A Letter to My Fellow Humans, Alison LeFew, WI-HER’s Senior Director for Program Growth and Partnerships Beginning this year, every February 4th we will mark the International Day of Human Fraternity. Today we celebrate the [...]

A Letter to My Fellow Humans on the International Day of Human Fraternity2021-02-02T08:47:00-05:00

December 2020

The Importance of Addressing Gender and Social Inclusion Barriers: WI-HER Partners With USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda to Address HIV viral suppression rates

2020-12-29T05:17:32-05:00

Source: DHIS2 Since August 2020 – through the USAID Social Behavior Change Activity – WI-HER has been working closely with USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES-East) Project and Tororo District’s Nagongera health center [...]

The Importance of Addressing Gender and Social Inclusion Barriers: WI-HER Partners With USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda to Address HIV viral suppression rates2020-12-29T05:17:32-05:00

How the USAID Integrated Health Program is Strengthening Health Systems in Nigeria

2020-12-15T09:58:21-05:00

By: Aisha Ahmed, Gender, Social Inclusion and Community Engagement Advisor, Sokoto State, Nigeria USAID IHP brought together program officers from different ministries, departments, and agencies to ensure that activities included in the annual operational plan (AOP) were realistic and [...]

How the USAID Integrated Health Program is Strengthening Health Systems in Nigeria2020-12-15T09:58:21-05:00

November 2020

Raising Men as Champions for Health

2020-11-04T05:45:07-05:00

By Stella Abah, Gender, Social Inclusion, & Community Engagement Advisor, IHP Kebbi State, Nigeria Engaging men as fathers during pregnancy is a positive entry point to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) as well as couple relations. Men’s [...]

Raising Men as Champions for Health2020-11-04T05:45:07-05:00

October 2020

IHP Stakeholders’ Orientation Strengthens GBV Referrals in Ebonyi State

2020-10-25T10:28:52-04:00

By: Emilia Okon, IHP Ebonyi Gender, Social Inclusion, and Community Engagement Advisor In April 2020, the USAID Integrated Health Program (IHP), USAID/Nigeria’s flagship service delivery project, started its work in Ebonyi, a state in southeastern Nigeria, to contribute to the [...]

IHP Stakeholders’ Orientation Strengthens GBV Referrals in Ebonyi State2020-10-25T10:28:52-04:00

September 2020

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