Region: South Asia

Country: Pakistan

Value: USD 14864.4K

Start Date: 2013-05-01

End Date: 2013-10-31


Team Members

(Assignment Manager)
Rifat Shams
(Team Leader)
Hammad Rehman
(Assignment Coordinator)
Farhan Aslam
(Assignment Coordinator)

Project Description

The project MCHIP FATA-KP Health Program will support the Department of Health (DOH) in KPK and the Directorate of Health (DH) in FATA to achieve the objectives of the DOH Health Strategy and the FATA Sustainable Development Plan. The core objective of this study is to conduct a gender analysis study with perspective to health in FATA and Malakand Division. This study carried out in each of the agencies/districts (i.e. South Waziristan, Mohamad, Bajour, Chitral, Lower Dir, Upper DIr, Swat, Shangla, Buner, and Malakand) targeted by this project. Gender analysis is a systematic analytical process used to identify, understand, and describe gender differences and the relevance of gender in a specific context. Gender analysis examines the different roles, rights, and opportunities for men and women as well as relations between them. It also identifies disparities, examines why such disparities exist, determines whether they are a concern, and looks at how they can be addressed.

Services provided by APEX

The services provided by the firm included the development and refinement of instruments (i.e. KII and FGD). APEX mobilized and trained 10 field teams consisted of 20 facilitators and 20 reporters with experience in social research and civil development works. A consultative meeting/workshop was organized where a representative of NGOs and Government Officials were invited to share their views on gender issues related to health to enrich the study. Field data was computerized in excel and analyzed using SPSS. Draft and final reports were prepared consisted of qualitative and quantitative data and submitted separately.