How are Gender Inequalities Facing India’s One Million ASHAs Being Addressed?

India’s accredited social health activist (ASHA) programme consists of almost one million female community health workers (CHWs). Launched in 2005, there is now an ASHA in almost every village and across many urban centres who support health system linkages and provide basic health education and care. This paper examines how the programme is seeking to […]

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Gender Technical Brief

MCSP has developed tools and strategies to address gender-based constraints and opportunities related to reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH) outcomes and integrated these into national strategies, training packages, and quality improvement tools. In Ghana, Nigeria, Mozambique and Tanzania, these tools have been institutionalized by ministries of health and scaled up through national […]

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Male Engagement in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH) Package

The Male Engagement in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH) Package developed in Nigeria provides information on how men can participate in their family’s health and support their wives/partners during pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, labor and delivery, postnatal care, and infancy and childhood. The package includes a: Fathers Contribute to Healthy Families Pamphlet Male Engagement […]

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MCSP Mozambique Program Briefs

MCSP has partnered with the Ministry of Health in Mozambique to introduce and support high-impact, sustainable reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health interventions in the below areas: Child Health Community Health Gender Immunization Maternal and Newborn Health Malaria Nutrition Quality Improvement Reproductive Health: Cervical Cancer Prevention and Family Planning Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Addressing the […]

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MCSP HRH Liberia Gender-Responsive Teaching Methods Facilitator’s Guide

USAID’s MCSP/Human Resources for Health project in Liberia, aims to improve health workforce readiness by increasing the quality of instruction at pre-service training institutions and by strengthening the learning environment at pre-service training institutions and clinical/practicum teaching sites. A key component of these efforts is to improve retention of female students by promoting gender-responsive teaching […]

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MCSP Nigeria Technical Brief: Gender

This three-page brief illuminates MCSP’s works to improve the delivery of gender-sensitive, respectful care, and to ensure equitable access to reproductive, maternal, child and adolescent health services by addressing gender-related barriers to delivering high-quality care across Kogi and Ebonyi States in Nigeria. […]

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