Wednesday, July 25, 2012

[EQ] Gender and Health

Latest issue of Eurohealth is now available on-line -
main focus on Gender and Health

Eurohealth Observer - Volume 18 | Number 2 | 2012
Quarterly of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

Available online PDF [44p.]  at:

“…..The impact of gender inequalities on women’s and men’s health can take a number of forms, affecting not only health outcomes and health status, but also access to preventive and curative services. Moreover, the different health needs and opportunities available to men and women accompany them throughout their life course, from infancy to adolescence and adulthood.
For these reasons, promoting policies that acknowledge the differential effects of gender roles and norms on health is crucial, not only to rectify any negative biases or inequities between genders but also to ensure the success of intended policy outcomes….”


- CONCHA COLOMER: A Champion for Health Equality – Mirta Roses-Periago

- Three Waves of Gender and Health – Carlos Alvarez-Dardet and Carmen Vives-Cases

-  Editorial – Policies, Politics and Gender Research
Concha Colomer-Revuelta, Rosana Peiró-Peréz, Rosa M López-Rodríguez, Isabel Espiga-López, Isabel Sáiz-Martínez-Acitores and Isabel Soriano-Villarroel

- Gender Approaches to Adolescent and Child Health:
              The gender tool of the european strategy for child and adolescent health and development
              Laura Cogoy and Giorgio Tamburlini

- Violence Against Women: the Spanish Response – Claudia García-Moreno

- Tackling Gender Equity in Health

- Modernising the Professional Qualifications Directive

- Health capital investment

- Safer hospitals in Europe

- Long-term care reform in the Netherlands

- Cost-containment in the French health care system



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