Health professionals

Medical Women's International Association Secretariat

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

An association of medical women representing women doctors from all five continents.

Primary Telephone: 
604-439-8993
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
secretariat@mwia.net
Fax Number: 
604-439-8994
Street Address: 
7555 Moreley Dr
City: 
Burnaby
Province: 
BC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5E 3Y2
Internal Notes : 
Dr. Shelley Ross is the MWIA's Secretary-General

Integrating gender into the curriculum for health professionals

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
World Health Organization
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

This report summarizes the discussions at a meeting that the WHO Department of Gender, Women and Health (GWH) convened in December 2006 about integrating gender into the curricula for health professionals to ensure that these considerations are addressed in health policies and programmes. The document provides lists of core gender competencies for physicians and public health professionals and recommendations for policy-makers and medical educators to move the agenda forward.

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