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Health Sector · Gender

Gender and Malaria: The Overlooked (but Obvious) Connections

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.

Health Sector

Crowdfunding for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health in Ghana

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.