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April 2019

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

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

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