Sex and gender reporting in health research

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and why Canada should be a leader.

Dr. Joy Johnson, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health and Dr. Alain Beaudet, President of CIHR, have co-authored a commentary entitled ‘Sex and Gender Reporting in Health Research: Why Canada Should Be a Leader’. The commentary speaks to advances made by Canadian funding agencies to encourage health researchers to take up sex and gender issues, and encourages Canada’s leading health research journals to follow suit. The commentary was published online in the January/February 2013, Vol.104, No.1 issue of the Canadian Journal of Public Health.