USAID MCHN Activity Kampala
December 10, 2021 Courtney Carr No Comments

USAID MCHN Activity Kampala Gender, Youth, and Social Inclusion Analysis

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Key topics: Gender and Inclusive Development, Learning and Capacity Strengthening, Technical Assistance, Youth

Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa

Related countries: Uganda

The USAID maternal and child health and nutrition (MCHN) Activity aims to strengthen government performance in implementing strategies to improve maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition outcomes in Uganda. EnCompass conducted a comprehensive Gender, Youth, and Social Inclusion (GYSI) analysis to identify gaps, opportunities, and practices in access to and use of MCH and nutrition services by marginalized and underserved populations—including women and girls, youth, individuals with disabilities, low-income groups, certain ethnic and religious groups, and orphans and vulnerable children.

The study team conducted the analysis in two phases: a national-level GYSI document review and a Kampala level GYSI analysis. The Kampala analysis aimed to identify opportunities and gaps related to GYSI for more equitable access to and utilization of MCH and nutrition services in Kampala City.

This report presents the methodology, findings, conclusions, and recommendations from the analysis. There is a separate report for the phase 1 GYSI Analysis Document Review.

Courtney Carr

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Courtney Carr is EnCompass’ Communications Specialist, supporting the internal and external messaging and communications initiatives. She brings her knowledge and skills in writing, social media, video production, event planning and television news and radio production to the position. Before joining EnCompass, Ms. Carr worked at Community Science as a business development coordinator. She received her BA in Broadcast Journalism at Pennsylvania State University and holds a MA in Strategic Communication from American University.

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