Gender and Health: Awareness, Analysis and Action

PURPOSE

This "Virtual Course Gender and Health: Awareness, Analysis and Action" provides basic skills on gender mainstreaming in health. The elearning builds familiarity with how gender operates as a determinant of health, guides participants through basic steps of applying gender responsive planning to their work, and introduces the basic skills to integrate gender concerns into public health practice.

OBJECTIVES

  1. Increase knowledge and awareness of how outcomes in health are related to sex, gender norms, roles, relations and other determinants of health.
  2. Initiate the building of core analytical skills for gender analysis and its application in a public health context.
  3. Understand how the health sector can use gender analysis tools to effectively reduce health inequities.