Gender & Equity

Gender & Equity

Women’s Rights Are Human Rights All women and girls—regardless of what country they live in, their ethnicity, socioeconomic status or role in society—deserve to live healthy, safe and empowered lives. Jhpiego works to transform harmful gender norms that inhibit people from accessing health information and services. Gender inequality limits the use of contraceptive methods and

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Health Systems Strengthening

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Building Resilient Health Systems Strong health systems empower clients and providers. Clients receive optimal care—whether at a health facility, within the community or at home. Health care workers are satisfied in their jobs, equipped with the skills they need and a career they can flourish in. Everyone is safe and respected. We help countries build

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Cervical & Breast Cancer Prevention & Treatment

Breast Health Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, with more than 2 million newly diagnosed in 2018, and is the leading cause of cancer deaths in women, with more than 626,000 deaths in 2018. Breast cancer is often diagnosed very late in low- and middle-income countries, which increases mortality rates. The

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