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Sex inequalities in health care need tackling

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 07 April 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:808
  1. Rory Watson
  1. Brussels

    Pressure is growing on healthcare professionals and pharmaceutical companies to grant greater importance to sex inequalities in public health policies. Swedish Green MEP Eva-Britt Svensson has begun preparing a report on the issue for the European parliament, which she expects to complete in July.

    “I want to look at how men and women with the same disease are treated and to establish whether there are differences in the care they receive. Once we have a clear picture we …

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