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Register for our @USAID-funded @fistulacare Plus project's webinar on Sep 30th at 8:30 AM EDT!
Panelists from @PanziUSA & Mama (@jmckinneypt @lauraekeyser) will discuss the impact of physical rehabilitation in #fistula & maternity care.


Only 30% of countries are reporting sex-disaggregated data on cases and deaths during #COVID19. We must prioritize collecting comprehensive data to fully understand and respond to the dynamics of this crisis.

Read more in @Devex: https://bit.ly/3mnjNsu

As part of @womeninGH, @WagnerFound & @ForeignPolicy's #WGHSecuritySummit, we've joined a diverse group of governments & organizations in making commitments to work towards a gender-equal, post-COVID world.

See all the commitments here: https://lnkd.in/eUSBMqR


"While women provide $3 trillion of care annually, half of that is unpaid...We're asking for a new social contract for women in health that recognizes & values their contribution.” -@RoopaDhatt

Read more in @womeninGH’s brief on health security & women: https://bit.ly/3iPi6BT.

Dr. Ajay Khera, our Country Representative for India, emphasized the importance of private sector engagement in achieving universal health coverage & strengthening health outcomes in #India at @SHOPSPlus' recent webinar. View his speech at 16 min here: https://bit.ly/2H57Yao

Register today! Our @USAID-funded @fistulacare Plus project, with partners @PanziUSA & Mama (@jmckinneypt @lauraekeyser), are hosting a webinar on integrating physical therapy into fistula & maternity care on Sep 30th at 8:30 AM EDT.


New Report: COVID-19 Global Health Security Depends on Women: Rebalancing the unequal social contract for women

Check it out to learn what you can do.
#COVID5050 #WGHSecuritySummit #UNGA #COVID19 #GenderEquality #SDG3 #SDG5 #GlobalGoals #SDGs

Depuis quelques jours se tient l'atelier d’élaboration du rapport de l’évaluation du Plan d’Action National Budgétisé Planification Familiale (PANBPF 2016 – 2020) avec la présence et l'appuie financier de @EngenderHealth et ses PTF.
@SOROAboudouN @nenef

And that's a wrap on #WGHSecuritySummit at the #UNGA. Thank you to all of our speakers and attendees!

What's next? ➡️➡️ putting our words into action!

Learn more about the pledges that came in from global institutions and governments: https://bit.ly/32D8PXZ

We've committed to ensure fair representation of women in leadership, publish gender pay gap data and collect sex- & age-disaggregated data as part of @womeninGH, @WagnerFound & @ForeignPolicy's #WGHSecuritySummit: https://bit.ly/2HaAuYd #COVID5050

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December 1, 2016

EngenderHealth at #HSR2016

HSR logoThe Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research will gather 2,000 policymakers, researchers, donors, practitioners, and advocates in Vancouver, Canada, from November 14 to 18 to focus on the theme: “Resilient and responsive health systems for a changing world.” EngenderHealth is pleased to participate in this global conversation examining innovation, transformation, and resilience in health systems around the world. Below please find a summary of EngenderHealth presentations and posters. You can also follow the conversation online using #HSR2016.

Satellite Sessions

Monday, November 14 | 3:00–5:00 pm (Room 17)
Getting there: working within existing health systems to overcome barriers to maternal and reproductive health care
The aim of this satellite session is to draw upon research and program learnings from Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia to illustrate avenues through which the voices and experiences of care users and providers can be leveraged to increase health systems’ responsiveness. Highlighting recent and concurrent studies in maternal and reproductive health provides a starting point for discussion to achieving this aim. This session targets a research, program, and policymaker audience.

Speakers: Pooja Sripad, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Krishna Rao, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Susannah Mayhew, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Vandana Tripathi, EngenderHealth, New York
Moderator: Charlotte Warren, Population Council

Poster Sessions

Friday, November 18 | 12:00–1:30 pm
Expanding health system capacity to provide surgical care in low-resource settings: Integrating pelvic organ prolapse and genital fistula repair (ID: 1126)
Vandana Tripathi, Lauri Romanzi

Electronic Posters

Available as of November 6

Bridging the communication gap inearly infant diagnosis with mHealth initiative in Manyara Region, Tanzania (ID: 2896)
Annette Angela Almeida, Edwin Ernest, Witness Motta, Feddy Mwanga, Richard Killian, Balthalzar Nyombi, Michael Msangi

A strategic approach to contraceptive introduction: a case study of meeting the reproductive health needs of postabortion care clients in mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar (ID: 3323)
Colin Baynes, Justin Kahwa, Grace Lusiola, Caitlin Shannon

Helping survivors of gender-based violence in Iringa and Njombe regions of Tanzania achieve their reproductive intentions (ID: 3032)
Annette Angela Almeida, Witness Motta, Clement Matwanga, Mwaluko Kongola, Feddy Mwanga, Richard Killian, Grace Mallya


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