Local Consultant on gender to develop prenatal sex selection prevention guidelines for medical professionals

Local Consultant on gender to develop prenatal sex selection prevention guidelines for medical professionals

11 November 2014

Yerevan, Armenia

Under the overall guidance of the UNFPA Assistant Representative and the direct supervision of the UNFPA “Strengthening Sexual and Reproductive Health” Project Coordinator, and in collaboration the consultant on medical issues, the National Consultant will:  

a. Review UNFPA studies on prenatal sex selection in Armenia. 

b. Review the latest evidence based health resources (e.g. existing guidelines, books, periodicals, etc.) related to prevention of prenatal sex selection.

c. Develop guidelines for prevention of prenatal sex selection in Armenia for medical professionals. The guidelines should include but are not limited to the following sections: 

- What is prenatal sex selection: global and local perspectives;

- What are the personal and national consequences of prenatal sex selection;

- What are the main target risk groups from the perspective of medical professionals, and how to work with each of them;

- How to identify and act upon potential cases: practical exercises/examples;