Health

USAID/Bolivia: Health Strategy Portfolio Review FY2005-FY2009

In preparation for the design of a new strategy, a five person team undertook a portfolio review of USAID/Bolivia‘s health Program. A portfolio review was more appropriate assessment than a final evaluation as midstream changes to the FY2005-FY2009 strategy in 2007 made it unrealistic to measure impacts of interventions implemented […] Continue reading

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Gender Assessment of the USAID/Egypt Health Program

Author: Caro, D.; Ibrahim, S. | Publication Date: 2010
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USAID/Egypt is in the process of preparing a bridge strategy that will transition it from the end of its current strategy to its next phase, which is under discussion with the Government of Egypt. As part of this transition, the Office of Health and Population requested a gender assessment to […] Continue reading

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Livelihood Options for Girls: A Guide for Program Managers

Author: Caro, D. | Publication Date: 2009
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The guide reflects lessons learned from a literature review the USAID | Health Policy Initiative, Task Order 1 conducted last year. The review revealed a variety of gender-related factors that contribute to the economic and social vulnerabilities of different subpopulations of adolescents and put them at increased risk of HIV […] Continue reading

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Identifying Appropriate Livelihood Options for Adolescent Girls: A Program Design Tool

Author: Caro, D. | Publication Date: 2009
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There are many different types of livelihood programs, including microfinance, conditional cash transfers, vocational skills training, scholarship programs, financial literacy, life-skills training, and so on. These programs are often applied to adolescents without distinguishing how their specific socio-cultural (e.g., age, gender, religion, marital status, residence, and school attendance) and economic […] Continue reading

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Integrating Gender in Policy Implementation Barriers Analysis: A Methodology

Author: Rubin, D.; Herstad, B. | Publication Date: 2009
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The Policy Implementation Barriers Analysis (PIBA) activity was designed to pilot a methodology and set of tools to identify key barriers to implementing programs under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Specifically, the activity focused on identifying barriers to reaching a targeted goal for one or more of […] Continue reading

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Hablando sobre nosotros: autodiagnóstico comunitario

This is an intervention model to implement policies against gender-based violence. This methodological guide was developed as part of the Avances de Paz project, a project working against gender-based violence in Bolivia. Find other guides from the project here and here. The main objective of the community process of Phase 1 is […] Continue reading

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Gender-Based Violence and Family Planning Services in Bolivia: A Review of the Evidence through the Lens of the Demographic Health Survey and the Health Policy Initiative Avances de Paz Project

The purpose of this assessment is to ascertain whether GBV presents a barrier to the demand/use of FP/RH services and to explore whether stand-alone GBV interventions such as Avances de Paz have the potential to increase uptake of FP/RH services by addressing the common root causes of GBV and low […] Continue reading

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Ejerciendo ciudadanía: guía metodológica de incidencia política en violencia basada en género

This is a methodological guide on political advocacy against gender-based violence. It was developed as part of the Avances de Paz project, a project working against gender-based violence in Bolivia. Find other guides from the project here and here. We need to orient – in a coordinated way with the State and […] Continue reading

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Construyendo los avances de paz: guía metodológica de análisis y planificación

This is a methodological guide on analysis and planning for gender-based violence prevention projects. It was developed as part of the Avances de Paz project, a project working against gender-based violence in Bolivia. Find other guides from the project here and here. The first step in the process was recognizing the presence of […] Continue reading

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A Manual for Integrating Gender into Reproductive Health and HIV Programs: From Commitment to Action (2nd edition)

Author: Caro, D. | Publication Date: 2009
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The major activities of the IGWG are gender capacity-building, advocacy, and the development of operational tools (see a complete listing of IGWG products, services, and contacts in Appendix 3 or at www.igwg.org). This Manual is a companion to the Guide for Incorporating Gender Considerations in USAID’s Family Planning and Reproductive […] Continue reading

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