Inequalities between women and men result in different levels of exposure and vulnerability to disease, different responses to ill-health, different health outcomes, and different consequences. In Uganda, where malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality, Banyan Global is addressing the overlooked but obvious connections between malaria and gender, as part of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD) in Uganda.
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On the Strengthening Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Project in Ghana, Banyan Global works to expand lending to the health sector.
Access to health services is vital to every country’s welfare. When such services are not available, it can prevent citizens from reaching their full potential, as well as limit a nation’s growth and prosperity.
In recognition of International Women’s Day, the USAID-funded Saving Maternity Homes in Ghana, Innovate for Health (SMH) project, led by Banyan Global in conjunction with the Ghana Registered Midwives Association (GRMA), has launched a crowdfunding campaign in support of rural private sector midwives.