Workshop Supports Implementation of “Action Plan of Gender Responsive Policy on Health Sector”

The Gender Consulting Team under the Technical Assistance financed by Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction, administered and implemented by the Asian Development Bank and Government of Mongolia and the Secretariat of National Committee on Gender Equality, organized a workshop to build capacity of stakeholders in the healthcare sector to implement the national gender equality strategy. 

Forty officials and delegates from different organizations attended to the workshop on 9th May, 2018.

Mr.T.Enkhbayar, Head of the Secretariat of National Committee on Gender Equality, and Mr.E,Galbadrakh, Head of Public Health Authority, made the opening speech on the benefits and the needs of gender-responsive sector policy. The workshop was led by gender policy experts.

The “Action plan of gender responsive policy on health sector” was approved by the Order of Minister of Health on 6 July, 2017. The Action Plan aims to improve enforcement on the “Law on Gender Equality”, executing a National Plan on Gender Equality, intensifying gender sensitiveness in public health care, information, services and training, and advocating for improving knowledge and human resource capacity.