Master of Public Health, University of Geneva
The omission of women's voices in health programs is leading to inadequate care - emergency departments can bridge this gap in novel family planning services.
Patients fare better with female surgeons according to recent studies, yet the global gender gap means there is still an imbalance in the healthcare sector.
La desigualdad sanitaria afecta la salud de las mujeres en todo el mundo, lo que repercute negativamente en las oportunidades socioeconómicas y la economía. Pero hay signos de progreso.
Women's health inequity is still prevalent worldwide, negatively impacting socio-economic opportunities and the economy but there are signs of progress.
The pandemic affected positive health outcomes for women and girls. Better investments and access to healthcare are now a matter of the utmost urgency.
This International Women's Day, the health of women and girls must be prioritized in the push for global cooperation and unity of purpose.
Female genital mutilation affects at least 200 million girls and is practised in 31 countries around the world.
The pandemic undermined women's and girls’ health and their fundamental rights and we must learn lessons to establish a course for redress.
COVID-19 has caused a decline in the vaccines that protect against cervical cancer. Anuradha Gupta, deputy CEO of Gavi, explains how to create more access.
Healthcare workers are our greatest assets in fighting a pandemic. By investing in this workforce, we can better prepare for the next health emergency.