The study examined gender inequalities in the health sector, case study of Kumi hospital Ongino
Sub County, Kumi district. The specific objectives were to fmd out gender inequality
manifestations, to investigate the causes of gender inequalities, to assess the effects of gender
inequalities among health workers of Kumi hospital and to establish the available mechanisms to
promote gender equality among health workers ofKumi hospital, Kumi district.
The study involved 30 female and 36 male. A total of 66 respondents were selected where by key
informant guide was administered, set of questionnaire was generated and administered too and
the focus group discussion tools which helped to collected the necessary information about this
Chapter two consisted of the literature review, these are documents written by other authors that
the researcher reviewed. ·
Chapter three explains the research methodology employed in this research. The study used
across sectional survey design and employed both qualitative and quantitative research
approaches for data collection, presentation and analysis. The instruments used for data
collection include Key informant interview, guide, focus group discussion guide, and
The findings and conclusions highlight and revealed the causes of gender inequality which
included; the education level, gender roles, preference of one sex for a specific department,
inferiority complex. Effects included; poverty, reduced labor force in some departments, low
performance, stigmatization, conflicts, and staff demoralization and available mechanisms to
promote gender equality were affirmative action, women empowerment
The recommendations made focus on the health sector providing a staff development and
mentoring for female staff in order to better them to compete for higher management jobs and
the government needs to develop gender policies, strategy, implementation and guidelines for the.
health sector. This would help health employees to know their rights while at work.
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KOKAS, OJEPA . "Examining Gender Inequalities In Community Development; Case Study: Kumi Hospital, Kumi District, Eastern Uganda" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 27, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/examining-gender-inequalities-in-community-development-case-study-kumi-hospital-kumi-district-eastern-uganda