publication . Article . 2018

How do gender relations affect the working lives of close to community health service providers? Empirical research, a review and conceptual framework.

Steege, Rosalind; Taegtmeyer, Miriam; McCollum, Rosalind; Hawkins, Kate; Ormel, Hermen; Kok, Maryse; Rashid, Sabina; Otiso, Lilian; Sidat, Mohsin; Chikaphupha, Kingsley; ...
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2018
  • Publisher: Elsevier
Abstract
Close-to-community (CTC) providers have been identified as a key cadre to progress universal health coverage and address inequities in health service provision due to their embedded position within communities. CTC providers both work within, and are subject to, the gender norms at community level but may also have the potential to alter them. This paper synthesises current evidence on gender and CTC providers and the services they deliver. This study uses a two-stage exploratory approach drawing upon qualitative research from the six countries (Bangladesh, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique) that were part of the REACHOUT consortium. This research t...
Subjects
free text keywords: wa_100, wa_30, wa_395, wa_546
Funded by
EC| REACHOUT
Project
REACHOUT
Reaching out and linking in: Heath systems and close-to-community services
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 306090
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP1 | HEALTH
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