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Minimum Standards for Mainstreaming Gender Equality

Addressing gender equality is key for successfully achieving sustainable development outcomes and creating a more equal world. Gender equality mainstreaming is the process or means by which unequal conditions are addressed to achieve the goal of gender equality. This means ensuring a gender lens is applied to all organizational and programmatic activities, including a focus on promoting gender equality and empowering women and girls.

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Gender Mainstreaming Resource Pack: A Practical Guide for Programming

Promoting Gender Equality is one of Trocaire’s organizational and program priorities. A gender audit highlighted that gender mainstreaming was an area where staff and management required additional training, guidance, and practical tools. The audit found that concepts and terminology around mainstreaming were often perceived as academic and confusing. Además, staff felt that while they understood what mainstreaming meant in theory, they were less clear about how to mainstream gender in practice.

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accountABILITY Toolkit
accountABILITY Toolkit

Women Enabled International’s accountABILITY Toolkit empowers women with disabilities and organizations working on their behalf to make use of available United Nations (UN) human rights mechanisms. Bringing the voices and experiences of women and girls with disabilities to the UN human rights system is essential to hold States accountable for their human rights obligations and [more…]

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Adapting to Learn and Learning to Adapt: Practical insights from international development projects

Adaptive programming and management principles focused on learning, experimentation, and evidence-based decision making are gaining traction with donor agencies and implementing partners in international development. Adaptation calls for using learning to inform adjustments during project implementation. This requires information gathering methods that promote reflection, learning, and adaption, beyond reporting on pre-specified data. This brief outlines [more…]

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Empanelment: A Foundational Component of Primary Health Care

In many health systems, empanelment signifies a step toward more effective and better coordinated primary health care by helping to transform reactive care, oriented around visits, into proactive care that can deliver broader improvements to population health. En 2017, the Joint Learning Network’s People-Centered Integrated Care learning collaborative convened practitioners from 10 countries to further [more…]

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Buena gobernanza en organizaciones de sociedad civil (eManager)

The concept of good governance has gained prominence in development programs over the past decade. Good governance in the health sector and other sectors that have an impact on health is recognized as essential to achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Ministries of health and donors are increasingly looking to civil society organizations (OSC) as active [more…]

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Leadership, Gerencia , and Governance Project/National Malaria Control Programs Final Report
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The USAID-funded Leadership, Gerencia , y Gobernanza (o LMG) Project has worked with the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) to provide long-term technical assistance to the National Malaria Control Programs (NMCPs) of seven countries. The LMG/NMCP Project embedded Senior Technical Advisors within the NCMP, alongside the team, for two to four years. During this time, the advisor would [more…]

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Fighting Malaria with Skilled Leadership
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The Leadership, Management and Governance Project provided technical assistance to the National Malaria Control Programs (NMCPs) in Burundi, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Lao PDR, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Togo, through the work and expertise of Senior Technical Advisors. These advisors, who are directly embedded within the NMCP, served as technical experts as well as day-to-day [more…]

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Technical Highlight: Long-term Technical Assistance Advisors
Technical Highlight: Long Term TA

From 2013 a 2017, the USAID-funded Leadership, Gerencia , y Gobernanza (o LMG) Project provided technical assistance to seven National Malaria Control Programs (NMCPs), through the placement of long-term technical advisors, in Burundi, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Lao PDR, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The LMG/NMCP Project’s experience suggested that this technical assistance model could be utilized in [more…]

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Governance Roadmap for Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths
Governance Roadmap EPCMD

Despite the progress toward ending preventable maternal and child deaths, we are not there yet. Public health approaches alone will not be enough to reach these ambitious goals Evidence-based health interventions are known, but their impact is limited by common barriers such as lack of access, poor quality of services, and exclusion of vulnerable populations [more…]

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