Title: Health systems analysis and evaluations of the barriers to availability, utilisation, and readiness of selected sexual and reproductive health services in COVID-19 affected areas.
Design: Qualitative study supported by a quantitative facility assessment.
Registration number: n.a.
Primary objective: Identifying the key gaps and barriers to the delivery of SRH services, providing a better understanding of the impact of COVID-19 on contraception, abortion care, treatment and care of sexually transmitted infections (STI) and care and support for people who experience(d) gender-based violence.
To inform recommendations for policy-makers and health managers to develop and strengthen policies and services to be more responsive to community needs during health emergencies.
To provide a set of strategies to assess health facility and system readiness to respond to health emergencies in the future.
Interested in collaborations? WHO HQ is the leader of this project.