May
06

Engaging men for better maternal and child health in sub-Saharan Africa

Engaging men for better maternal and child health in sub-Saharan Africa

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Mar
15

Summary Report _ KT Training MoH Burkina Faso - EN

As part of the establishment of Knowledge Management and Transfer Unit (UGTC) within the Ministry of Health in Ouagadougou, three training modules lasting one week were organised by Christian Dagenais, PhD, thanks to the financial support of WAHO. This training project entitled "Capacity Building in Knowledge Transfer and Use of Research for Decisi...
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Mar
15

Summary Final Evaluation Report -West Africa HPRO_IMCHA_ ENG

 WAHO commissioned a final evaluation report of the MEP project that it led and coordinated between 2014 and 2020.   Download PDF File Here
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Mar
15

Note Politique fondée sur les évidences -EQUIST Bénin

 Application de l'outil EQUIST (Equitable Impact Sensitive Tool) à l'élaboration de politiques fondées sur des données probantes pour améliorer la santé maternelle et infantile au Bénin.   Download PDF File Here
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Mar
15

Note Politique fondée sur les évidences - EQUIST Sénégal

 Application de l'outil EQUIST (Equitable Impact Sensitive Tool) à l'élaboration de politiques fondées sur des données probantes pour améliorer la santé maternelle et infantile au Sénégal.   Download PDF File Here
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Mar
15

Note Politique fondée sur les évidences - EQUIST Nigeria

Application de l'outil EQUIST (Equitable Impact Sensitive Tool) à l'élaboration de politiques fondées sur des données probantes pour améliorer la santé maternelle et infantile au Nigeria.    Download PDF File Here
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Mar
15

Note Politique fondée sur les évidences - EQUIST Mali

 Application de l'outil EQUIST (Equitable Impact Sensitive Tool) à l'élaboration de politiques fondées sur des données probantes pour améliorer la santé maternelle et infantile au Mali.   Download PDF File Here
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Mar
15

Note Politique fondée sur les évidences - EQUIST Ghana

 Application de l'outil EQUIST (Equitable Impact Sensitive Tool) à l'élaboration de politiques fondées sur des données probantes pour améliorer la santé maternelle et infantile au Ghana.   Download PDF File Here
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Mar
15

Note de politique basée sur les évidences_Guidance

Orientation de formulation de politiques fondées sur les données probantes pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest.    Download PDF File Here
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Mar
15

Note de politique basée sur les évidences_EQUSIT_BF

Application de l'outil équitable sensible à l'impact (EQUIST) à l'élaboration de politiques fondées sur des données probantes pour améliorer les résultats en matière de santé maternelle et infantile au Burkina Faso.    Download PDF File Here
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Mar
15

Impact Brief 6 - Community Health Workers_FR

​ Introduction Au cours des dernières décennies, des progrès remarquables ont été réalisés dans la réduction de la mortalité infantile. L'Afrique subsaharienne accuse toutefois un retard. En 2019, un enfant sur 13 en Afrique subsaharienne est mort avant son 5e anniversaire. Le taux de mortalité maternelle est aussi le plus élevé au monde, soit 533 ...
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Feb
01

Impact Brief 6 - Community Health Workers_ENG

Introduction ​ In the past decades, remarkable progress has been made in reducing child mortality. Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is lagging, however. In 2019, one child out of 13 in SSA died before his or her fifth birthday. Girls and women here also suffer from the world's highest maternal mortality ratio – 533 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births. ...
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Feb
01

The fear of social stigma experienced by men: a barrier to male involvement in antenatal care in Misungwi District, rural Tanzania

Abstract  Background Evidence has shown that male involvement is associated with improved maternal health outcomes. In rural Tanzania, men are the main decision makers and may determine women's access to health services and ultimately their health outcomes. Despite eforts geared towards enhancing male participation in maternal health care, th...
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Aug
17

African Journal of Reproductive Health - IMCHA Special Edition

Vol 25, No 3s (2021)  Click here to access the publication
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Aug
16

Improving Access to Family Planning Services in Rorya District, Tanzania

Webber, G., Chirangi, B., & Magatti, N. (2021) Improving Access to Family Planning Services in Rorya District, Tanzania: Qualitative Findings from a Pilot Study. Tanzania Medical Journal 32 (3): 67-83. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4314tmj.v32i3.428  
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Jun
18

Gender intentional approaches to enhance health social enterprises in Africa: a qualitative study of constraints and strategies

​ Health social enterprises are experimenting with community health worker (CHW) models that allow  for various income-generating opportunities to motivate and incentivize CHWs. Although evidence shows that  improving gender equality contributes to the achievement of health outcomes, gender-based constraints faced by  CHWs working wi...
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Jun
18

How workers respond to social rewards: evidence from community health workers in Uganda

  This paper investigates the effect of a non-financial incentive—a competitive annual award—on  community health workers' (CHWs) performance, an issue in the public health literature that has  not been explored to its potential. Combining data on a competitive social 'Best CHW' award with  the monthly performance of 4050 CHWs a...
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Jun
18

Gender Intentional Strategies to Enhance Health Social Enterprises in Africa:

  There has been a resurgence of interest in using community health  workers (CHWs) to enhance frontline primary health care given their  potential to fill gaps and reach remote communities. In light of this,  health social enterprises are experimenting with CHW models that  allow for various income-generating opportunities...
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Jun
18

Gender and health social enterprises in Africa: a research agenda

Health social enterprises in Africa working with community health workers (CHWs) are growing rapidly but understudied. In particular, gender equality issues related to their work has important public health and  equity implications.     Download PDF File Here
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Jun
01

A day in the life of a community health worker

There is renewed commitment to the use and role of community health  workers (CHWs) to enhance front line primary health care given their potential to fill gaps and reach remote communities. In light of this, health social enterprises are experimenting with CHW models that allow for various income-generating opportunities to motivate and incen...
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