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Michelle explique comment elle éduque les femmes et leurs partenaires sur les méthodes de #planificationfamiliale pendant #COVID19 en tant que sage-femme!

Restez connecté ➡️ @GontoMichelle @EngenderHealth

Regardez sa vidéo: https://t.co/JvWD1u3ohz #FPinCOVIDresponse

My talented colleague @mesomerville shares our values and practices working during #COVID. I'm proud of @EngenderHealth's focus on supporting our staff, supporting our communities, and doing our important #SRHR and #GenderEquality work in the world. Thanks @KateDWarren and @Devex https://t.co/JI3tW7pInd

In case you missed it live, here is a recording of our VP of HR @mesomerville and @devex's @KateDWarren discussing employee engagement during #COVID19: https://t.co/ftrpTHkNOn

Tune in now to watch our VP of HR @mesomerville speak with @devex's @KateDWarren live on LinkedIn about employee engagement during #COVID19: https://t.co/9VxGc9ESJt

We're excited for our VP of HR @mesomerville to join @devex's @KateDWarren for a live discussion on LinkedIn about employee engagement during #COVID19. Check it out here at 11:30am ET: https://t.co/9VxGc9ESJt

1/5 Today, many social media users are using #BlackOutTuesday to show their solidarity with those working for racial justice. Below we'll list a few pieces of content we hope you'll find useful in this conversation. Otherwise, we'll be quiet, keep listening, watching & reading

Our sexual and reproductive health and rights mission is rooted in a vision of equality. To everyone working to end all forms of oppression based on race, gender, sexuality, class, disability, or other human traits: we stand with you.

#BlackLivesMatter

La Ligue Ivoirienne des Droits Des Femmes en partenariat avec l’ONG américaine Engenderhealth organise sa première activité dénommée « LA LIGUE À CŒUR OUVERT : POUR QU’ELLES NE SOIENT PLUS JAMAIS SEULES ! » en faveur de 50 survivantes de violences conjugales et sexuelles.

📢 @EngenderHealth is providing quality health services, addressing supply chain issues to ensure access to #contraception, and shining a light on the need of services for survivors of #GBV.

Click here to watch @TraciLBaird's video: https://t.co/9asnspAXZF #FPinCOVIDresponse

We're thankful for midwives and sexual & reproductive health (#SRH) workers, like @GontoMichelle in Cote d’Ivoire, who are continuing to educate people in their communities about #contraception & #familyplanning during #COVID19.

#FPinCOVIDResponse #SRHR @FP2020Global

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Vietnam

Vietnam is a densely populated agricultural country that has experienced rapid economic progress in the past two decades. The Vietnamese Ministry of Health (MOH) has made significant efforts to step up health care services to keep pace with the needs of a growing, young population, placing a priority on improving family planning services. To help achieve this goal, in 1991, the MOH invited EngenderHealth to collaborate, making us one of the first U.S.-based reproductive health organizations to work in Vietnam.

EngenderHealth’s first collaboration with the MOH involved assisting the country’s health authorities develop National Standards and Guidelines for infection prevention, counseling, and sterilization services (tubal ligation and no-scalpel vasectomy). We also helped train providers to adapt these Standards and Guidelines. Since then, our work has included:

Expanding Reproductive Health Services
EngenderHealth worked with the MOH and a variety of local and international partners in Vietnam (including Pathfinder International, Ipas, Save the Children, and the United Nations Population Fund) to improve the breadth and quality of important reproductive health and family planning services for women, including access to a broader range of contraception, more comprehensive counseling, and maternal health care. EngenderHealth helped to improve the management of maternity complications by, training of providers, facility upgrades, and quality improvement initiatives including standardizing care.

Improving the Quality of Care
EngenderHealth worked with local partners in Vietnam to adapt our quality improvement approaches for the Vietnamese health system. The application of COPE®—EngenderHealth’s low-cost tool to improve service quality through self-assessment—has been particularly successful. EngenderHealth introduced COPE to service providers and managers throughout the country and at the Hanoi Institute of Public Health, which is responsible for national training in quality assurance. Through these activities, EngenderHealth has increased the capacity of Vietnamese providers to give their clients quality care and improving the Vietnamese people’s overall health and well-being.

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