Research Papers

Cervical Cancer Screening Among Ethnically Diverse Black Women: Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs, and Practices

This is a descriptive study of cervical cancer screening knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices among ethnically diverse black women. 6 focus groups with Haitian, African, English-speaking Carib

Author:
Diane R. Brown, Rula M. Wilson, Makini A.S. Boothe, Caroline E.S. Harris
Document
01 Jul 2011

Risk Factors for Cervical Cancer in Northeastern Thailand: Detailed Analyses of Sexual and Smoking Behavior

Cervical cancer is a serious public health problem in Thailand. We investigated possible risk factors for cervical cancer including HPV infection, p53 polymorphism, smoking and reproductive history am

Author:
Sitakan Natphopsuk, Wannapa Settheetham-Ishida, Supat Sinawat, Chamsai Pientong, Pissamai Yuenyao, Takafumi Ishida
Document
01 Jan 2012

Social Support System in Cancer Care: Understanding Dynamics of Women Patients

This paper attempts to look into the different social systems for the women cancer patients. As part of biopsychosocial model these systems are important and critical in treatment. The participants in

Author:
Panchalee Tamulee
Document
01 May 2013

People Speak

Gender: Mainstreaming it in Medical Education An Interview with Dr. Sundari Ravindran

TK Sundari Ravindran has a PhD in Applied Economics and is currently professor at the Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies,


Dr. Sundari Ravindran

In the interview with Dr. Sundari Ravindran talks about the present status of our healthcare system and focuses the importance of gender sensitive medical services. She also discusses about her own experience and highlights the gaps in understandings among medical professionals in regard to gender issues in medicine.

GME Situation Analysis

Integrating Gender in Medical Education

How does medical education respond to gender issues? Is it responsive and sensitive to women 's health concerns? How do subordinate-dominant relations based on caste/class/race/ethnicity and gender

Author:
Amruta Bavadekar, Padma Bhate-Deosthali, Sangeeta Rege
Document
01 Apr 2017

Other Papers

Nova Scotia’s Strategy on HIV/AIDS – Gender Based Analysis

Gender equity, cultural diversity and social inclusion must specifically to be taken into account if government policies and programs are to be effective in meeting the needs of those they are intende

Author:
Nova Scotia Advisory Council
Document
01 Feb 2005

Gender Equality and HIV Indicators

The compendium of indicators covers programmatic areas vital to the intersection of gender and HIV. Each of these programmatic areas includes a number of indicators that may be used at national, regio

Author:
Shelah S. Bloom, Svetlana Negroustoueva
Document
01 Nov 2013

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