Health Policy and Planning has launched a new supplement examining gender across a range of health policy and systems contexts, from access to services, governance, health financing, and human resources for health.
Spearheaded by Research in Gender and Ethics: Building Stronger Health Systems (RinGs), this supplement includes articles which draw upon research from the three Research Programme Consortia (RPC) which RinGs brings together: Future Health Systems, ReBUILD and RESYST.
Articles in the supplement
Editorial (Sally Theobald et al): The importance of gender analysis in research for health systems strengthening
Original article (Sophie Witter et al): Minding the gaps: health financing, universal health coverage and gender
Original article (Rosemary Morgan et al): Gender dynamics affecting maternal health and health care access and use in Uganda
Original article (Tumaini Nyamhanga et al): Prevention Of Mother To Child Transmission Of Hiv In Tanzania: Assessing Gender Mainstreaming On Paper
Original article (Kelly Muraya et al): “If it’s issues to do with nutrition…I can decide…”: Gendered decision-making in joining community-based child nutrition interventions within rural coastal Kenya
Original article (Fiona Samuels et al): Psychosocial support for adolescent girls in post-conflict settings: beyond a health systems approach
Original article (Sophie Witter et al): The gendered health workforce: mixed methods analysis from four fragile and post-conflict contexts