“Gender, Development, and Health” ed. by Caroline Sweetman
Oxfam | 2001 | ISBN: 0855984562 | 119 pages | PDF | 8 MB

Issues covered include women’s comparative lack of access to medical care throughout the life-cycle; mental health; why infectious diseases are a gender issue; the role of older women in health promotion; gender-sensitive monitoring and impact assessment of health projects; and women’s gender-specific needs to control the number of children they bear and prevent exposure to sexually-transmitted disease, including HIV/AIDS.

Contents
Editorial
The reproductive health of refugees: lessons beyond ICPD
The meaning of reproductive health for developing countries: the case of the Middle East
Environment, living spaces, and health: compound-organisation practices in a Bamako squatter settlement, Mali
Safe motherhood in the time of AIDS: the illusion of reproductive ‘choice’
Danger and opportunity: responding to HIV with vision
Strengthening grandmother networks to improve community nutrition: experience from Senegal
Teaching about gender, health, and communicable disease: experiences and challenges
Attitudes towards abortion among medical trainees in Mexico City public hospitals
Enhancing gender equity in health programmes: monitoring and evaluation
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