For World Health Day this year, as the world convenes around the theme of “Building a Fairer, Healthier World,” we reflect on how EngenderHealth and other sexual and reproductive health and rights organizations can work to strengthen health systems to realize Universal Health Coverage, including universal access to sexual and reproductive healthcare.
Like all people of good will, we watched in horror last week the news of murders of eight people, including six Asian American women, in the Atlanta area. There are no words that adequately express our sadness, dismay, anger, and yet lack of surprise that, yet again, immigrants and women of color have been murdered, and their families and loved ones are suffering, because of the racism and sexism endemic in American society.
As vaccination levels rise and infection and death rates decline, it will be tempting to simply return to the way we did things in the past. What we should do, instead, is to build back better, build back fairer, build back stronger. That’s what we’re trying to do at EngenderHealth.
Each year on March 8, people around the world celebrate International Women’s Day. It is an important moment to come... View Article
With support from UNICEF, EngenderHealth embarked on a two-month project to improve the survival of newborn girls by addressing gender differentials in newborn care.
Diversity and Solidarity in Global Health: Commentary by EngenderHealth Leaders and Collaborators in the Lancet Global Healthblog diversity global health health systems healthcare inequity Latest News solidarity the lancet
Health is a human right. Yet, systems support health inequitably. Those inequities have been highlighted and heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic. Diversity is the solution.
Last year, upon completing our first organizational gender pay gap analysis at EngenderHealth, I asked whether I should worry about a reverse pay gap. This year, we conducted our first race/ethnicity pay gap analysis for our US/global staff.
As we reflect on 2020, we pause to appreciate EngenderHealth program leaders who went above and beyond, day after day.
To commemorate the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) this year, we spotlighted a few of EngenderHealth’s GBV work in communities around the world.
EngenderHealth’s USAID-funded Fistula Care Plus project, with partners Panzi Foundation and Mama, LLC, hosted a webinar to discuss the impact of... View Article