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Russian Federation : WI-HER supported the Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) team in Russia to provide technical assistance to integrate gender into the program. WI-HER worked to initiate an intensive and focused effort with headquarter and field staff to enhance their skills in gender considerations as an integral component of the quality improvement process. WI-HER developed training materials and tools to address gender inequalities and to sensitize HCI staff to gender issues, as well as to build skills in conducting gender analyses, and addressing gender issues in program design, monitoring, and evaluation in the healthcare context.
Ukraine : WI-HER trained staff on the USAID ASSIST Project in gender integration and provided technical assistance in determining the gender-related factors influencing tobacco and alcohol use among pregnant women and girls. As a result of the training and technical assistance, the team modified their educational materials to reflect a family approach in order to engage male partners, they also developed a brief about role of gender related to alcohol and tobacco use among pregnant women and adolescents, which was shared among various QI teams.