Sex and gender analysis for better science and health equity

Shirin Heidari and Vivienne C Bachelet

The Lancet – October 27, 2018

Despite growing recognition of the imperative to address gender disparities and inequity in health, researchers, funders, and editors do not treat the gendered aspects of health research and practice as a priority. It is unacceptable that members of the scientific community, who are putatively committed to rigour and objectivity, undervalue the importance of the gender bias in academic research and neglect to act.

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