Gender-based analysis

Gender-based analysis

Gendering the health determinants framework: why girls’ and women’s health matters

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English
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Author: 
Cecilia Benoit
Leah Shumka
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Women’s Health Research Network
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Clarifies the concepts in the health determinants framework (HDF) and examines its usefulness in understanding the health of a unique population group — girls and women — who face disadvantage due to structural inequities.

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ISBN 978-0-9783511-1-3
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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender matters: Institute of Gender and Health strategic plan 2009-2012

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English
Translated Title: 
Le genre a de l’importance: Plan strategique de l’ISFH 2009-2012
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Maps a course for the strategic activities of the IGH from 2009 to 2012, through the Institute’s annual allocation of strategic funding. This money will be directed toward capacity building and supporting priority research areas. Additional dollars will be acquired by leveraging partnerships and working collaboratively with others.

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ISBN 978-0-662-06485-5

The bare bones of sex: part 1 - sex and gender

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Author: 
Anne Fausto-Sterling
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Volume 30, Number 2, pages 1491-1528
Publisher: 
Signs (Journal - Rutgers University Department of Women's and Gender Studies)
Publication Date: 
2005

Argues that the sex/gender distinction has limitations when thinking specifically about the body and biology and that new theoretical approaches must be developed to analyze the interplay between biology and culture. Discusses sex/gender differences in bone development.

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Sex matters: gender disparities in quality and outcomes of care

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Arlene S. Bierman
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Volume 177, Number 12, pages 1520–1521
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ)
Publication Date: 
December 4, 2007

Presents findings about important sex and gender disparities in intensive care use and outcomes, as for example, critically ill women 50 years and older were less likely than critically ill men to be admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) and to receive potentially life-saving interventions, and they were more likely to die in ICU or in hospital. Describes patient-level, provider-level and system-level factors that contribute to observed sex and gender disparities in quality and outcomes of care for critical illness.

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Gender medicine

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Partnership for Gender-Specific Medicine at Columbia University

The peer-reviewed journal of the Partnership for Gender-Specific Medicine at Columbia University.

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Partnership for Gender-Specific Medicine at Columbia University

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research

A non-profit organization dedicated to the study of the differences of every aspect of normal function in men and women, and the ways in which a greater understanding of these differences can revolutionize the investigation and the treatment of illness. Their goal is to educate physicians and the public about this important new field and to fund scientific research which takes these differences into account. Put simply, a recognition of gender differences is crucial to improving the health of both men and women.

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Primary Telephone: 
(212) 737-5663
Secondary Telephone: 
(212) 737-6306
Email Address: 
gender.medicine@gmail.com
Street Address: 
903 Park Avenue, Suite 2A
City: 
New York
Province: 
NY
Postal/ZIP Code: 
10075
Country: 
USA

Gender Basic: final report

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English
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Online
Author: 
Dr. Ineke Klinge
Publisher: 
The Centre for Gender and Diversity
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Maastricht,The Netherlands

Reports on the Gender Basic project of the Centre for Gender and Diversity, which arose from the European Union gender equality policy for research. References a wide variety of SGBA tools and health research which has used SGBA in anxiety disorders, asthma, metabolic syndrome, nutrigenomics, osteoporosis, and work-related health.

 

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Gender equity and health indicators in the context of health reforms

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English
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Author: 
Hilary Standing
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Volume 52: S5–S6
Publisher: 
International Journal of Public Health
Publication Date: 
2007

Discusses the significant challenges facing those evaluate health reform using a gender lens.

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A summary of the 'So What?' report: a look at whether intergrating a gender focus into programs makes a difference to outcomes

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World Health Organization and Interagency Gender Working Group
Publication Date: 
July, 2005
Publication Place: 
Washington DC

Argues that taking a gender-based approach to policy and programming has a positive effect on health, particularly on reproductive health outcomes. Evaluates some of the programmes that use such an approach.

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Gender mainstreaming in priority health programs: the case of the diabetes mellitus prevention and control program in Mexico

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Online
Author: 
Aurora del Río Zolezzi
Yuriria A. Rodríguez Martínez
Cecilia Robledo Vera
Irma Blas Rodríguez
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Pan American Health Organization and the Ministry of Health’s Center for Gender Equity and Reproductive Health
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Mexico

Describes a gender mainstreaming program that won the PAHO 2008 Competition for Best Practices that Incorporate a Gender Equality Perspective in Health.

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