Month: December 2015

Ten essential ingredients for governance reform and health system transformation

A transformation has been taking place in Northern Nigeria. Perhaps few have noticed its creeping successes; fewer mothers’ lives lost and more children living to see their sixth birthday. After all, few people know when they are part of the statistic most likely to die and even less when they become part of a decreasing […]

Why health programming and policy must respond to the reality of women’s lives

Health policies and interventions need a cross-cutting gender equality and women’s empowerment component if they are to tackle the real issues that women face.Women for Health Foundation Year Programme Student Women for Health Foundation Year Programme Student Persistent social and gender inequalities lie behind the fact that women and girls in many developing countries are […]