sex and gender-based analysis

Partnership for Gender-Specific Medicine at Columbia University

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research

A non-profit organization dedicated to the study of the differences of every aspect of normal function in men and women, and the ways in which a greater understanding of these differences can revolutionize the investigation and the treatment of illness. Their goal is to educate physicians and the public about this important new field and to fund scientific research which takes these differences into account. Put simply, a recognition of gender differences is crucial to improving the health of both men and women.

Primary Telephone: 
(212) 737-5663
Secondary Telephone: 
(212) 737-6306
Email Address: 
gender.medicine@gmail.com
Street Address: 
903 Park Avenue, Suite 2A
City: 
New York
Province: 
NY
Postal/ZIP Code: 
10075
Country: 
USA

Gender Basic: final report

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English
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Online
Author: 
Dr. Ineke Klinge
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The Centre for Gender and Diversity
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Maastricht,The Netherlands

Reports on the Gender Basic project of the Centre for Gender and Diversity, which arose from the European Union gender equality policy for research. References a wide variety of SGBA tools and health research which has used SGBA in anxiety disorders, asthma, metabolic syndrome, nutrigenomics, osteoporosis, and work-related health.

 

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Includes bibliographical references.

The gender and health collaborative curriculum project (GHCCP)

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This site, sponsored by the Ontario Women’s Council, offers online tutorials to help health professionals learn about why and how to use sex-and gender-based concepts and approaches in medical practice and health research.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender Basic

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Online

A project of the Centre for Gender and Diversity at the University of Maastricht whose objective is to ensure a better integration of the gender dimension in basic life sciences research.

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The Centre for Gender and Diversity

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Educational Institution
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English
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Research

The Centre was established in 1998 at the University of Maastricht. Their research primarily focuses on being male or female as a formative social, cultural, economic and symbolic system.

Primary Telephone: 
+31 (0)43-3882669
Email Address: 
W.Lieben@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Street Address: 
Universiteit Maastricht, P.O. Box 616
City: 
6200 MD Maastricht
Country: 
The Netherlands

Gender awakening tool / bibliography: sex & gender in research

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Linda Nieuwenhoven
Ineke Klinge
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Gender Basic
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Maastricht,The Netherlands

A checklist or step-by-step plan developed in Europe to assess if all relevant aspects of sex and gender have been considered in biomedical and health related research. Also contains a bibliography with references of literature on the integration of sex & gender aspects in health research.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Serious gaps: how the lack of sex/gender-based analysis impairs health

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English
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Online
Author: 
Rosaly Correa-de-Araujo
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Volume 15, Number 10, pages 1116-1122
Publisher: 
Journal of Women's Health
Publication Date: 
December 2006

A commentary that takes a critical look at the need for SGBA in health research, practice and policy for improving health outcomes for women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Better science with sex and gender: a primer for health research

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Joy Johnson
Lorraine Greaves
Robin Repta
Publisher: 
Women’s Health Research Network
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

A primer to help researchers understand how sex and gender contribute to health and to suggest ways to incorporate this understanding into their research practices.

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ISBN 978-0-9783511-0-6
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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender equity and health indicators in the context of health reforms

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English
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Online
Author: 
Hilary Standing
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Volume 52: S5–S6
Publisher: 
International Journal of Public Health
Publication Date: 
2007

Discusses the significant challenges facing those evaluate health reform using a gender lens.

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Includes bibliographical references.

A summary of the 'So What?' report: a look at whether intergrating a gender focus into programs makes a difference to outcomes

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English
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Online
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World Health Organization and Interagency Gender Working Group
Publication Date: 
July, 2005
Publication Place: 
Washington DC

Argues that taking a gender-based approach to policy and programming has a positive effect on health, particularly on reproductive health outcomes. Evaluates some of the programmes that use such an approach.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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