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two million men have already died from COVID-19 worldwide. They account for
around 60% of deaths and there
is a higher ratio of
male:female deaths in all but seven of 193 countries for which
there is data. Women are much more affected by the secondary impacts of the
pandemic, including employment and gender-based violence, but men have wit...
health outcomes are unnecessarily poor, globally, nationally and locally. Average
global life expectancy for men lags behind women’s by four years, for example, and
there is not a single country where men live longer than women.
Around half of the sex difference in mortality from
all causes in Europe is due to smoking and one...
Many health outcomes indicators are worse for men than women but men’s health is often overlooked by global and national health organizations. In this blog, I argue that there is a strong ethical, economic and social case for new approaches that address the needs of men and justify their inclusion in the dialogue about the implementation of th...