Gender and health in disasters
Gender inequalities and HIV
Gender and other health topics
The role of men in producing gender equality
... Women's Health Research finds that women's health research has contributed to significant progress over the past 20 years in lessening the burden of disease and reducing deaths from some conditions, while other conditions have seen only moderate change or even little or no change. Gaps remain, both in research areas and in the application of results to benefit women in general and across multiple population groups....
Gender and Health: The Effects of Constrained Choices and Social Policies
by Chloe E. Bird; Patricia P. Rieker
Call Number: RB 212. B57 2008
Publication Date: 2008
Gender and Health is the first book to examine how men's and women's lives and their physiology contribute to differences in their health....
...Women’s health has long been a concern for WHO, but today it has become an urgent priority. This report explains why. Using current data, it takes stock of what we know now about the health of women throughout their lives and across the different regions of the world....
This book provides the first resource dedicated to critically examining gender and sex in study designs, methods, and analysis in health research. In order to produce ethical, accurate, and effective research findings it is vital to integrate both sex (biological characteristics) and gender (socially constructed factors) into any health study. This book draws attention to some of the methodological complexities in this enterprise and offers ways to thoughtfully address these by drawing on empirical examples across a range of topics and disciplines.
Women and Health
by Marlene B. Goldman (Editor); Rebecca Troisi (Editor); Kathryn M. Rexrode (Editor)
Call Number: RA778 .W742 2013
Publication Date: 2013
"...In this second edition of Women and Health, chapters thoughtfully explore the current state of women's health and health care, including the influences of sex and gender on the occurrence of a wide variety of diseases and conditions. All chapters have been extensively updated and emphasize the epidemiology of the condition - the etiology, occurrence, primary and secondary prevention (screening), risk factors, surveillance, changing trends over time, and critical analysis of the diagnostic and treatment options and controversies. Treatment sections in each chapter have been expanded to create a stronger dialogue between epidemiologists and women's health practitioners…. For example: Hormone replacement therapy used to treat imbalance within the endocrine system is also being used to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease; Drugs developed for type 2 diabetes are now being used in chemoprevention