Tani Kassimu, Ifakara Health Institute , 2017 Tanzania This short video summarizes the findings from a project exploring male involvement in the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF/KfW) prepaid insurance card for pregnant women in Pangani District, Tanzania. The presentation was a part of a webinar exploring the role of gender in health systems. More information about […]
This short video summarizes the findings from a project exploring gender mainstreaming within Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS guidelines in Tanzania. This video can also be found on YouTube.
Although gender mainstreaming has been long recognized as a strategy for addressing gender inequalities and associated negative health outcomes; its implementation has remained a challenge, even in the area of prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT). Despite recognition of gender in Tanzania’s political arena and prioritization of PMTCT by the health sector, there […]
Gender is often neglected in health systems, yet health systems are not gender neutral. Within health systems research, gender analysis seeks to understand how gender power relations create inequities in access to resources, the distribution of labour and roles, social norms and values, and decision-making. This paper synthesises findings from nine studies focusing on four […]