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Below the Belt: the movie that lifts the taboo on endometriosis

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“Arguably the most common devastating disease that most people have never heard of. It affects at least one in nine women. It is the cause of up to 50% of infertility cases in women.”

Endometriosis is the subject of director Shannon Cohn’s documentary Below the Belt. She tells how women have been overlooked, disbelieved and gaslit by medical practitioners and policymakers - and why that has to stop.

Website of the movie Below the Belt: https://www.belowthebelt.film/

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COVID-19 highlighted fundamental problems with our capital-intensive, hospital-centric model of healthcare. According to the World Health Organization, half the world still lacks essential health services - and 90% of countries have reported disruptions to healthcare services during the pandemic. One of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals seeks to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all by 2030; in order to achieve this, health systems will have to change how they connect with patients and communities. To ensure every person on Earth has equal access to the highest standards of preventive health and clinical care, a coordinated and data-enabled approach...

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