When it comes to health, women and men are not the same. Women’s health matters because every cell is sexed and every person is gendered.
|The reality is that many common diseases affect women differently than men, women have different symptoms and respond differently to many treatments and preventive health measures. |
There is still an astounding lack of evidence based research about health care for women as well as a lack of appropriate treatments. By applying a male yardstick to female health, women have paid a price.
|See the Women's Health Matters web page to find out the facts, their consequences and what could be done to make positive changes to women's health.|
Why women's health matters fact sheets