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Women and health: today's evidence tomorrow's agenda - WHO report

World Health Organization (WHO),

Rok2009
Zasięgmiędzynarodowy
Rodzaj dokumenturaport
Rodzaj danychilościowe i jakościowe
Rodzaj badaniaanaliza problemowa
ISBN9789241563857
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Przesłanki Płeć , Wiek

SPIS TREŚCI

Foreword 
Introduction 
Executive summary 


Chapter 1. Understanding women’s health in the world today 
Women around the world 
Increasing life expectancy 
The health transition 
Socioeconomic inequalities adversely affect health 
Gender inequities affect women’s health 
Women amid conflicts and crisis 
Women and the health-care system 
Conclusion 


Chapter 2. The girl child 
Still too many deaths of infants and children 
Sex differentials in health 
Female genital mutilation 
Abuse and maltreatment 
Conclusion 


Chapter 3. Adolescent girls 
A time of good health but also risk 
Puberty and sexual debut 
Adolescent pregnancy 
Sexually transmitted infections 
Substance use 
Poor diet and physical inactivity 
Mental health in adolescence 
Conclusion 


Chapter 4. Adult women: the reproductive years 
Women’s health during the reproductive years 
Maternal health 
Women and HIV/AIDS 
Sexually transmitted infections 
Cervical cancer 
Infertility 
Conclusion 


Chapter 5 Adult women 
Mortality and burden of disease 
Women, depression and suicide 
Risk factors for chronic disease 
Violence 
Illness and use of health services 
Conclusion 


Chapter 6. Older women 
Women and ageing 
Socioeconomic influences on health in older women 
What are the health problems that older women face? 
Managing disabilities – a matter of prevention and care 
Caring for older women 
Conclusion 

Chapter 7. Policy implications 
Leadership 
Responsive health services 
Universal coverage 
Public policy 
Tracking progress 
Conclusion 


Index