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From Gender Policy to Gender Parity: Lessons from the community health workforce

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September 13
8:00 am - 9:30 am EDT
Add to Calendar September 13 8:00 am September 13 9:30 am America/New_York From Gender Policy to Gender Parity: Lessons from the community health workforce

Co-sponsored by the Government of France, Women in Global Health, Last Mile Health and the Community Health Impact Coalition, this 90-minute virtual event will bring together key partners working to increase gender equity in the community health workforce. Ministers, community health workers, and funders will share their experiences and lessons learned as they have worked to design and implement gender-transformative policies. This includes: Liberia’s experience revising national policy to recruit and retain female community health workers, Ethiopia’s experience developing optimized training materials for the largely female health extension worker program, and Pakistan’s experience of the Lady Health Worker Programme since its establishment in 1994.

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Co-sponsored by the Government of France, Women in Global Health, Last Mile Health and the Community Health Impact Coalition, this 90-minute virtual event will bring together key partners working to increase gender equity in the community health workforce. Ministers, community health workers, and funders will share their experiences and lessons learned as they have worked to design and implement gender-transformative policies. This includes: Liberia’s experience revising national policy to recruit and retain female community health workers, Ethiopia’s experience developing optimized training materials for the largely female health extension worker program, and Pakistan’s experience of the Lady Health Worker Programme since its establishment in 1994.