Gender Differences and Public Health

Gender Differences and Public Health  [Diferente de gen si sanatate publica] | Filip GUTTMAN

Abstract: This article try to explain the connections between gender concept and the acces to public health with two main streams: feminist and universal (gender blind). The actual situation of women in health policy is a priority if we want an equal acces. This article shows only a few aspects of the actual gender differences. The work, child care, marriage, etc. are correlated with health condition, so women equal health acces must be a main direction of actual research and policy construction. In the end of this article, is shown some of the world policy measures with the pourpose of a global understanding of actual gender health strategies.

Keywords:  gender, health, acces, equality, health policy.

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Gender Differences and Public Health