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Gender, health and development in the Americas: basic indicators, 2005  
http://www.paho.org/English/AD/GE/GenderBrochure05.pdf
Provides basic statistical indicators that illustrate the differences between women and men in terms of health status and its socioeconomic determinants. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Gender and the social construction of illness
Examines the interface between the social institutions of gender and Western Medicine.
Published: 2002
Gender and healthy child/youth development: a synthesis of the current literature
Incorporates information from a variety of sources and provides recommendations for the future that will address the impact of gender differences on gender and healthy child/youth development.
Published: 1997
Power and privileges: gender discrimination and poverty: interim studies  
http://www.sweden.gov.se/content/1/c6/04/11/69/c5f0a518.pdf
Examines ways female and male poverty and deprivation are defined and assessed. Details how these assessments influence efforts to reduce poverty and ill-health. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Gender inequalities in health: a Swedish perspective
Examines basic concepts, possible hypotheses, explanatory models, and policy situations for the biological and social causes of the differences in health between men and women.
Published: 2001
Gender and tuberculosis  
http://www.who.int/entity/gender/other_health/en/genderTB.pdf
Examines the gender dimensions of tuberculosis (TB). Calls for more research on gender and TB and the incorporation of gender issues in training curricula for service providers and TB program managers. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Sex differences in cardiovascular health and disease  
http://www.womenshealthresearch.org/about/publications/sammadison_report.pdf
Presents the proceedings of a scientific advisory meeting that reviewed the status of women's cardiovascular health and the molecular and physiological basis for differences. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Gender for journalists: a toolkit  
http://www.cpu.org.uk/cpu-toolkits/gender_reporting/index.html
This toolkit aims to provide journalists with an understanding of gender issues, and of the roles and responsibilities of women and men in society, so that their reporting will be accurate and gender sensitive. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Health and disease among women: biological and environmental influences
Examines the biological, environmental and psychosocial underpinnings of gender differences in health and disease.
Published: 1999
The health divide: how the sexes differ  
http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-003-XIE/0030082-003-XIE.pdf
Compiles information about differences between the sexes in attitudes and behaviours toward health, as well as in illnesses and mortality. (See Details)
Published: 2001