Guide on Gender and Health Data and Statistics Published Jointly with WHO
WHO and MEASURE Evaluation have jointly published Gender and Health Data and Statistics: An Annotated Resource Guide.
Excerpt from the abstract:
Gender-responsive health data are critical for generating evidence on best practices and for advancing and informing health policies, which will improve the health of women and families. Global donors and bilateral agencies have recently expressed an urgent need for interventions, programs, and policies to address gender equality and other structural factors that influence health outcomes, particularly with the aim of improving women’s health. The demand for gender-related information in monitoring and evaluation of health programs and policies has been clearly articulated, yet several challenges related to the collection, analysis and utilization of such data persist.
The guide is an annotated compilation of gender-related health data and statistics resources, developed by MEASURE Evaluation at the request of USAID’s IGWG and the Department of Gender, Women and Health of the WHO).
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