Health data

Gender and health data and statistics: an annotated resource guide

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Publisher: 
Measure Evaluation
Publication Date: 
2012
Publication Place: 
Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Contains 103 annotated resources on health data and statistics that take gender into account. Critical for generating evidence on best practices and for advancing and informing health policies, which will improve the health of women and families.

Arose from the “policy dialogue to strengthen evidence to improve women’s health through gender and health statistics,” held in Washington DC in 2010.

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Guidelines for gender based analysis of health data for decision making

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Author: 
Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Harpa Isfeld
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Pan-American Health Organization
Publication Date: 
July 2009

Presents the basic elements for developing a gender-based analysis using health statistics, and includes some case studies based on data derived from Belize. Highlights the importance of using data disaggregated by sex, age, socioeconomic level, ethnic group, sexual orientation, geographic area, and other factors, in specific contexts, and whenever possible.

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