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June 2019

Children with Congenital Syndrome associated with Zika and the importance of addressing gender factors that limit their adherence to their therapeutic plan: The case of Paraguay

2019-06-05T13:05:18+00:00

By Marlene Espinola y Andrea Ruffinelli, Technical Facilitators for ASSIST Paraguay, Elga Salvador, Senior Gender Advisor, WI-HER, LLC In response to the Zika epidemic, the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Health Systems (ASSIST) Project in Paraguay has been [...]

Children with Congenital Syndrome associated with Zika and the importance of addressing gender factors that limit their adherence to their therapeutic plan: The case of Paraguay2019-06-05T13:05:18+00:00

Niños y niñas con Síndrome Congénito asociado al Zika y la importancia de abordar los factores de género que limitan su adherencia al plan terapéutico: El caso de Paraguay

2019-06-05T13:01:23+00:00

Por Marlene Espinola y Andrea Ruffinelli, facilitadoras técnicas ASSIST Paraguay, Elga Salvador, asesora senior en género, WI-HER, LLC Frente a la epidemia del Zika, el Proyecto de USAID Aplicando la Ciencia para Fortalecer y Mejorar los Sistemas de Salud (ASSIST) de [...]

Niños y niñas con Síndrome Congénito asociado al Zika y la importancia de abordar los factores de género que limitan su adherencia al plan terapéutico: El caso de Paraguay2019-06-05T13:01:23+00:00

May 2019

WI-HER Series: breaking barriers and raising the bar on measurement – Part II: Getting a baseline: WI-HER’s approach to gender analysis

2019-05-28T07:23:13+00:00

By Kelly Dale Data are essential to achieving the goals of increased empowerment, agency, and equality. Yet we are still grappling to collect and use data that highlight the unique experiences of men, women, boys, and girls, reveal barriers to [...]

WI-HER Series: breaking barriers and raising the bar on measurement – Part II: Getting a baseline: WI-HER’s approach to gender analysis2019-05-28T07:23:13+00:00

Working Together: A Regional Approach to Improving Skin-to-Skin Contact and Well-baby Care in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean

2019-05-17T11:34:46+00:00

By Morgan Mickle, Gender Specialist, WI-HER, LLC “A third of low birth weight babies die within the first twelve hours after delivery, largely because they get cold very quickly, causing them to stop feeding and leaving them more susceptible to [...]

Working Together: A Regional Approach to Improving Skin-to-Skin Contact and Well-baby Care in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean2019-05-17T11:34:46+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

March 2019

Two to Tango: How Men’s Health-Seeking Behaviors May Influence the Spread of Zika in the Caribbean

2019-05-17T11:20:38+00:00

By Morgan Mickle, Gender Specialist, WI-HER, LLC On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika virus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/259583/WHO-RHR-17.23-eng.pdf?sequence=1 after information surfaced [...]

Two to Tango: How Men’s Health-Seeking Behaviors May Influence the Spread of Zika in the Caribbean2019-05-17T11:20:38+00:00