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- DocumentPopulation Reference Bureau, 2015This data-sheet from the Population Reference Bureau presents data from 2014 to compare rural and urban trends and metrics relevant to human development. The data is drawn from multiple sources, and provides a snapshot of developing countries at a time of rapid urbanisation and social change.Document
Vunja Ukimya, Zungumza na Mwenzio: a mass media campaign to motivate couples to communicate effectively for HIV-free householdsEngenderHealth, 2014Vunja Ukimya, Zungumza na Mwenzio: A Mass Media Campaign to Motivate Couples to Communicate Effectively for HIV-Free Households"As a result of the campaign, couples were motivated to communicate about health, and men and women were more likely to seek reproductive health services together."DocumentThe Lancet, 2015The health of women and girls is currently in an era of transition; significant improvements have occurred in the last few decades, but there are still important unmet needs, and challenging trends related to aging demographics and population growth.DocumentReBUILD Consortium, 2015The period just after conflict is a time of turmoil when social norms are in a state of flux, donor funds are available and there is often a political will for change. A window of opportunity for reform in public sector institutions can open, offering a chance to “build back better” in health and gender equality more broadly.DocumentReBUILD Consortium, 2015A common assumption is that strengthening the health system will automatically lead to better health for men and women. However, health systems are not neutral: they reflect gender norms, and as such, can reinforce gender inequalities and discrimination.Document
Making health insurance work for the poor: learning from the Self-Employed Women’s Association’s (SEWA) community-based health insurance scheme in IndiaSocial Science and Medicine, 2006The purpose of this paper is to measure the distributional impact of a large community-based health insurance (CBHI) scheme in Gujarat, India, which reimburses hospitalisation costs, and to identify barriers to optimal distributional impact.Document
Who gains, who loses and how: leveraging gender and class intersections to secure health entitlementsSocial Science and Medicine, 2012This paper argues that a focus on the middle groups in a multi-dimensional socioeconomic ordering can provide valuable insights into how different axes of advantage and disadvantage intersect with each other.DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2002This paper argues that a gender analysis is fundamental to health and health planning.Document
Beyond the prostate: Brazil's national healthcare policy for men (PNAISH)', EMERGE Story of Change 1BRIDGE, 2015This Story of Change pulls out the key findings and messages from EMERGE case study 1, which focuses on Brazil's national healthcare policy for men (PNAISH). The policy seeks to involve men more in health decisions - both relating to their families' and their own health and wellbeing, leading to transformations in health outcomes as well as gender roles and relations.Organisation
Research in Gender and Ethics (RinGs)Gender-sensitive health policy is a feature of international commitments and consensus documents and national-level normative statements and implementation guidance in many countries.