Strategies to Overcome Gender-Based Constraints Impacting Community Health Worker Performance

  • May 2020
  • Briefing Papers

BRAC Uganda and Cape Breton University, Canada, partnered with Healthy Entrepreneurs and LifeNet International in Uganda and Access Afya in Kenya to understand gender-based constraints faced by CHWs. This was the first study of its kind. The study used qualitative methods and adapted key gender analysis frameworks to inform the analysis.3 The study ran from 2016 to 2020 in Uganda and Kenya and included 30 key informant interviews and 21 focus groups.