DCP Gender


While significant progress has been made in improving the lives of women and girls over the past two decades, far too often addressing “women’s health” in low- and middle-income countries is still equated to improving their reproductive health. In reality, women’s health needs are diverse and span the entire spectrum of universal health care. As the world shifts toward a more holistic vision of health in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals, it is time to expand the focus of the women’s health community to address the full range of disease burden they experience.

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