The children’s consent framework proposes standardized policies and practices to help providers, caregivers, and children navigate individual- and situation-specific decisions about who provides consent for HIV medical and social services or sharing of confidential HIV data.
This module aims to provide program implementers with a better understanding of how gender-based attitudes, norms, roles, and behaviors may affect health-seeking behaviors and health outcomes in the program area.
Female health workers in Senegal juggle full-time jobs—often to posts far from home--and family duties. These responsibilities can exacerbate interpersonal and family conflict and negatively impact the services they provide to their clients. The Senegal Ministry of Health and Social Affairs recognizes the need to be more responsive to gender inequality, including violence and discrimination, in the workplace, and aims to integrate gender equality in the health sector’s human resources management.
Jhpiego’s gender service delivery standards are a tool to assess and improve the quality of health facilities' provision of gender-sensitive, respectful care. The tool uses a format that allows providers to quickly understand and assess the key elements of gender-sensitive, respectful service delivery, and identify and address gaps and challenges through training, funding, and infrastructure improvements.