How HCPs can tackle the gender health gap

Zaytun Ratansi, health facilitator at Living Well Taking Control, outlines ways that health care professionals (HCPs) to shorten the gender gap in healthcare.

Access to healthcare is not equal amongst the different groups within society. This is particularly true when we look at how different genders receive treatment. In 2019, a study of seven million patients over the course of 21 years found that women were diagnosed later than men across 700 diseases. Results revealed that on average, women received cancer diagnoses two and a half years after men and an average of four and a half years for metabolic diseases like diabetes. READ FULL ARTICLE: http://www.nationalhealthexecutive.com/Health-Service-Focus/hcp-gender-health-gap

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