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A Checklist for Gender Considerations for Pharmaceutical Systems

Gender disparities vary across health systems and affect access to and use of pharmaceutical products and services. This checklist guides pharmaceutical systems program managers and implementers to assess how gender relates to program goals and objectives. The checklist is intended to catalyze discussion on how to apply strategic, intentional, and resourced technical support for gender [more…]

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Immunization Costing Action Network (ICAN) Country Research and Policy

ICAN aims to build country capacity in the generation and use of cost evidence for sustainable and predictable financing for immunization. ICAN’s four member countries – India, Indonesia, Tanzania, and Vietnam – generated evidence to address the challenges at the top of their health and immunization financing agendas. The research summary for each country includes [more…]

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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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Building blocks of progress: Case studies in pharmaceutical systems strengthening

It takes a resilient pharmaceutical system working within and in support of a functioning health system to ensure access to products and services for the people who need them. Pharmaceutical system strengthening requires a coordinated response from policy makers to the dispenser at the local drug shop. It also requires systems strengthening work in governance, [more…]

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Rapid Gender Analysis

Gender analysis is a systematic approach to identify key issues that contribute to gender inequalities, many of which also contribute to poor development outcomes. The gender analysis collects, identifies, examines and analyzes information on how roles and responsibilities are divided across gender identities. The CARE Rapid Gender Analysis provides essential information about gender roles and [more…]

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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. Additionally, 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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INCLUSIVE HEALTH CHECKLIST

The Inclusive Health Checklist provides a list of questions to help a project team systematically consider the inclusion of persons with disability in each stage of the project cycle: situation analysis, design and planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. The checklist is not exhaustive but is meant to spark discussion around key human rights principles within [more…]

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Quality of Care: An Essential Pillar to Achieve Universal Health Coverage for Women, Children, and Adolescents

This webinar series explores experiences and lessons for improving the quality of care along the continuum of health services that reach women, children, and adolescents. Webinar 1: Rethinking Maternal and Newborn Health Services Photo credit: Glenn Ruga Webinar 2: Établir les Normes pour la Qualité des Soins au Rwanda (also available in English) Photo credit: [more…]

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Empowering Women Leaders From Across the Globe Podcast

Mobility International USA hosts the Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD), inviting international delegates representing over a dozen countries to the United States. The aim of this program is to create synergy among leaders from across the globe to advance disability rights and equity. In this podcast, participants and organizers share their experiences during [more…]

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Disability, Poverty & Livelihoods Guidance
Disability, Poverty & Livelihoods Resource

Disabilities can exacerbate poverty by increasing the costs incurred by a household for care and treatment, and negatively impacting earnings if the person with a disability is dependent on others for day-to-day support. In turn, living in poverty can increase the likelihood of disability due to hazardous living and working conditions, inadequate access to treatment, [more…]

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