Research Papers

The Economic Benefits of Breastfeeding: A Review and Analysis

This report reviews breastfeeding trends and previous studies that assessed the economic benefits of breastfeeding. A minimum of $3.6 billion would be saved if breastfeeding were increased from curren

Author:
Jon Weimer
Document
01 Mar 2001

A Guide to Qualitative Research for Improving Breastfeeding Practices

In preparing this guide, The Manoff Group played the lead role. It is intended primarily to assist persons with some experience in qualitative research but not in breastfeeding-specific research. In a

Author:
Michael Favin, Carol Baume
Document
01 Jun 1996

Exclusive Breastfeeding and Family Influences in Rural Ghana: A Qualitative Study

The aim of this study was to seek an in-depth understanding of family influences on exclusive breastfeeding in rural Ghana. Using a qualitative method with unstructured interviews as data collection i

Author:
Iddrisu Seidu
Document
01 May 2013

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Gender: Mainstreaming it in Medical Education An Interview with Dr. Sundari Ravindran

TK Sundari Ravindran has a PhD in Applied Economics and is currently professor at the Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies,


Dr. Sundari Ravindran

In the interview with Dr. Sundari Ravindran talks about the present status of our healthcare system and focuses the importance of gender sensitive medical services. She also discusses about her own experience and highlights the gaps in understandings among medical professionals in regard to gender issues in medicine.

GME Situation Analysis

Understanding Sex and Gender

In the presentation on understanding sex and gender, Dr. Priya Prabhu explained the difference between biological sex and gender. She demonstrated that gender as a social construct plays a part in beh

Author:
Dr. Priya Prabhu
Document
27 Feb 2018

Other Papers

Gender Equality and Women’s Human Rights: Essential in Achieving Sustainable Development in Small island Developing States and Globally

The WMG advocates at this meeting affirm the inclusion of gender equality in the regional outcomes statements and call for further strengthening in the Interregional statement, calling for the inclusi

Author:
Women’s Major Group .
Document
10 Jun 2013

Engaging Men and Boys for Gender Equality and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

This tool is a living document that provides guidance on good partnership practices that promote strong relationships between civil society organizations and government representatives on engaging men

Author:
Promundo Global
Document
01 Jan 2017

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