Women’s health report for Belgium: addressing the information gap

Last updated on 27-11-2023 by Aline Scohy

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Issue In the last years, Belgian policy makers have become increasingly concerned about health problems affecting only women (e.g. endometriosis) or affecting women in different ways than men (e.g. cardiovascular diseases). The current monitoring tools on the health status in Belgium routinely present information disaggregated by sex. Nevertheless, there is a need to go further than a mere comparison of men and women and strive for gender-sensitive health reporting. Description of the problem To address the information gap pertaining to the health of girls and women, a women’s health report…

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