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Nurse Maibam Ranita Devi
 
Screening to Cleaning: This Nurse Leads by Example
Nurse Maibam Ranita Devi’s hands-on management style has earned her the respect of her health center staff as well as the trust of the community she serves as a mid-level health care provider in India’s Imphal district.
Mother, Father, Child
 
Walk the Talk: What it takes for gender transformative health programs
Millions of women around the world do not reach their full potential because they are constrained by gender norms and roles that affect their sexual and reproductive health, as well as their ability to lead at work. It’s time to change that.
 
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A New Generation of Indian Men Take Up Family Planning
Manoj Kumar Sahu is proud of a very personal decision, one that typically wouldn’t be discussed openly in India. He wants his friends and family to know: he recently chose to undergo a no-scalpel vasectomy (NSV) for permanent male contraception.
Resourcefully Yours
“Mainstreaming gender into global health programming to improve women’s health,” appearing in Health Care for Women International, provides practical approaches to mainstream gender into the design and evaluation of women's health programming and policies. When designing and implementing projects, the authors say, researchers and practitioners need to first think about how power imbalances can be redressed to increase women’s voice and agency. They also should consider whether and how to engage men such that gender equality, women’s autonomy, and rights remain at the center, and not focus on men as decision-makers and gatekeepers.
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“Can a standards-based approach improve access to and quality of primary health care? Findings from an end-of-project evaluation in Ghana,” published in PLoS ONE, looks at whether including the Standards-Based Management and Recognition (SBM-R) quality improvement approach in the Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CBHPS) model in Ghana affects care. The authors found that approaches that support standardized care could be useful for engaging facility- and community-based service providers as well as community members to improve provision of health care. However, further work is needed to improve and accurately measure the client experience of care.
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