Research Papers

Assessment of Prevalence of Exclusive Breast Feeding Practice and Associated Factors among Under Six-Month-Old Children Selected Woreda South Nation Nationality of People Regional State, Ethiopia, 2016

Exclusive Breast Feeding is feeding the infant only breast milk for six month. EBF practice is observed as a major public health intervention to reduce the child mortality and morbidity. It also, can

Author:
Temesgen Kelaye
Document
27 Oct 2017

Practice of Giving Exclusive Breastfeeding Among the Babies of Working Mothers and House Wife Mothers - A Comparative Study

The aim of the study was to see the status of exclusive breast feeding up to 6 month of age, among the babies of working mothers and housewife mothers and also to see different contributing factors am

Author:
M. Hassan, B. H. N. Yasmeen, T. U. Ahmed, M. Begum, A. W. S. Rob, A. U. Ahmed, H. Rahman
Document
01 Jan 2014

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

People Speak

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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