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April 2019

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

2019-03-20T12:56:43+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 Caribbean2019-03-20T12:56:43+00:00

Reflections on Smart Women, Smart Power: Women’s Economic Empowerment and the Peace Corps – A Conversation with Dr. Jody Olsen, Peace Corps Director

2019-03-10T09:29:04+00:00

By Morgan Mickle, Gender Specialist, WI-HER, LLC Nina Easton from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) moderates conversation with Peace Corps Director, Dr. Jody Olsen. Photo Credit: Morgan Mickle, WI-HER, LLC Yesterday evening I broke from [...]

Reflections on Smart Women, Smart Power: Women’s Economic Empowerment and the Peace Corps – A Conversation with Dr. Jody Olsen, Peace Corps Director2019-03-10T09:29:04+00:00

February 2019

Just Around the Corner – WI-HER Celebrates International Women’s Day, March 8

2019-02-27T12:44:35+00:00

Banner honoring women hangs in Bogota, Colombia/Photo Credit: Morgan Mickle, WI-HER By Morgan Mickle, Gender Specialist, WI-HER, LLC Student’s in Paraguay perform traditional dances/Photo Credit: Tisa Barrios Wilson, WI-HER March 8 is a date known around [...]

Just Around the Corner – WI-HER Celebrates International Women’s Day, March 82019-02-27T12:44:35+00:00

8 Reasons Why – Barriers to Care and Treatment in the Caribbean: What We’ve Learned since the Zika Outbreak

2019-02-20T14:20:20+00:00

By Morgan Mickle, Gender Specialist, WI-HER, LLC Participants in Antigua (left) and Dominica (right) share their ideas on well -baby clinic defaulters. Photo Credit: Morgan Mickle, WI-HER, LLC (2018) In November and December 2018, I had the privilege [...]

8 Reasons Why – Barriers to Care and Treatment in the Caribbean: What We’ve Learned since the Zika Outbreak2019-02-20T14:20:20+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