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Gender and Health

Evidence demonstrates that biological, economic and social differences between women and men contribute to differences in health risks, health services use, health system interaction and health outcomes.

In order to ensure that the initiatives and activities of the Next link will take you to another Web site Health Portfolio lead to sound science, ensure gender equality and are effective and efficient, it is incumbent upon the Portfolio to integrate sex and gender based analysis throughout the development, implementation and evaluation of its research, programs and policies.

For more information, contact the Gender and Health Unit.

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