Gender-based Analysis Is Essential to Improving Women's Health and Health Care

Published in: Women's Health Issues, v. 24, no. 2, Commentary, Mar. 2014, p. e163-e164

Posted on RAND.org on March 01, 2014

by Chloe E. Bird, Zena Sharman

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Until access, quality, and outcomes of care are tracked by gender, inequity in treatment will remain unmeasured and potential intervention points will remain understudied. Gender-based analysis can lay the groundwork to develop more effective decision tools and interventions, and in turn improve both women's and men's health and health care.

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