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Women's healthcare remains poorer than men's scidev.net

Women's healthcare remains poorer than men's

By Joe Turner Women's life expectancy is increasing, but maternal health and non-communicable diseases still threaten their lives disproportionately, according to two compilations of the latest health research. Part of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013, published in The Lancet this month (7 June), tracked the trends of 301 causes of disease and injury from 188 countries between 1990 and 2013. It found that women in developing countries still face unequal access to healthcare and often receive poor service.

June 28, 2015 Go to Article