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Title: Health promotion: improving the health status of women and promotion equity
Authors: Pan American Health Organization
Issue Date: 1993
Publisher: Pan American Health Organization
Washington, D.C
Language: English
Abstract: This paper presents the contribution of health promotion to social and economic development, to improve the health status of women and their families in Latin America and the Caribbean. The document aims to heighten awareness of the major causes of death and illness among women in the Region, and the related socio-environmental conditions. Finally, the paper proposes lines of action for PAHO and its Member Countries to take in health promotion, to move toward more people-centered/gender-equitable development and the improved health of women in the Region. It is envisioned that Member Governments will develop concrete plans of action in health promotion, based on the lines of action presented in this paper.
Keywords: Equidad, Salud y Desarrollo Humano
Equidade, Saúde e Desenvolvimento Humano
Equity, Health and Human Development
Equity in Health
Equidade em Saúde
Equidad en Salud
Saúde da Mulher
Salud de la Mujer
Women's Health
URI: http://iris.paho.org/xmlui/handle/123456789/6196
http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/173364
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