Women and non-communicable diseases (chronic conditions)

This position paper outlines how non-communicable diseases impact women and men differently and argues that a lack of research into these differences potentially promotes poorer outcomes for women increasing inequity.

Keywords: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, access, adult women, advocacy, asthma, bowel health, breast health, cancer, cardiovascular, carers, cervical screening, children, cultural determinants of health, diabetes, funding, gender, gender equality, gender equity, government and policy, health care, health conditions, health equity, health promotion, health services, LGBTQI+, liver health, migrant and refugee women, national, older women, osteoporosis, ovarian cancer, pain, palliative care, Parkinson’s disease, policy, primary health care, public health, regional, remote, rural, social determinants of health, women with disabilities, young women
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