EIWH Publications

The European Institute of Women’s Health works at EU, national, regional and local levels to promote women’s and family health issues, to improve health policy and promote gender equity in health.
We raise awareness of women’s health issues with a range of activities that are arranged under the headings below; reports, position papers, submissions, responses to EU Commission and governmental consultations.
We consult with our extensive network regularly and issue communications about these activities continuously. This work involves our participation with many organisations at both International, EU and national levels.
The EIWH works in partnership with stakeholders from many organisations within EU funded projects and many other actions covering various topics related to women’s health.
Our work is all aimed at improving the outcome, care and results associated with women’s health as well as that of their families. It is divided mainly into the following activities:
Please click any ot the subjects listed below for more information on a specific activity.

Please use the menu above to check our latest released work as well as our latest work together with a selection of activities that are still actively used today.

The following is a selection of examples of some work done by the EIWH over the past 20 years.



Facts and Figures Across the European Union

The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) endeavoured to produce in depth documents on women’s and family health and other health policy issues. Our reports cover a range of health related issues including, but not limited to, women’s health status in Europe, health literacy, dementia and engendering health research.

This initiative from the European Institute of Women’s Health was launched on Wed. 8th March, 2006. This intended to capture the state of Women’s Health across the EU. It includes, for the first time, data from the ten new member states. It is divided into 3 sections: demographic and socio economic trends; women’s health issues; policy recommendations and suggestions for future research in the in the field of women’s health at EU level. Note the booklet is in 2 parts.

1. Introduction – Download pdf file

2. Report (Main)- Download pdf file

Presentation by Dr.Rachel Iredale


Women’s Health: EU Country Overviews for Health (2006)

Women’s Health in Europe: EU Country Overviews for Health was commissioned by EIWH, 2005.

This report represented the first attempt to have comparative statistics on all Eu countries with key data on health. We found that we needed to refer to a range of statistics on an ever growing number of EU partners for basic data about health and the major factors that influence the level of health enjoyed by various groups of EU citizens.

It covers Demographic and Socio-Economic Trends, population, basic health, major influences on health such as Employment, Lifestyle and major chronic diseases including heart, cancer and lifestyle disorders. Other areas will be added and updated when time and budgets allow.

Women’s Health in Europe: Facts and Figures across the European Union


Discrimination against Women and Young Girls in the Health Sector Report (2006)

In August 2006, a survey was sent by the European Institute of Women’s Health to a series of expert advisors in eight European countries:

Belgium, Bulgaria Germany, Greece, Poland, Portugal, Sweden and the United Kingdom: requesting information for a report to the European Parliament on the topic of:

Discrimination Against Women and Girls in the Health Sector.

The survey examined the state of women and young girls’ health, health policies for women and young girls, gendered patterns of health and specific health issues as they apply to women to each country.

The report summarised the findings.

Discrimination Against Women and Young Girls Report


Cervical Cancer in the European Union and Accession Countries: An Audit (2003)

The European Institute of Women’s Health presents this Audit on cervical cancer screening throughout the enlarged European Union as our contribution to the debate around the draft EU Recommendation on Cancer Screening, due to be adopted by the European Commission in 2003. While the EU Recommendation is designed to promote quality screening in all cancers, this Audit focuses on cervical cancer, because the EIWH is convinced that national programmes coupled with the introduction of the latest in screening technologies, notably HPV testing, would not only consolidate the successes of the Pap smear, but could make a significant contribution to eliminating this virally-induced and slow-growing disease.

Cervical Cancer in the EU and Accession Countries: An Audit


Navigating Health: The Role of Health Literacy (2003)

The changing health environment carries mixed blessings for citizens making health decisions.

  • On the one hand, there’s more choice in treatment and more information to guide our choices.
  • On the other hand, the deluge of information is often more confusing than helpful.

Health care systems are becoming more complex and encompass a broader range of providers from different sectors than ever before. This rapidly-changing sphere of health demands a lot of patients and citizens.

Health decisions place them in a vulnerable position in which we must take risks without any certainty of outcome. This is true regardless of one’s educational level, culture or social status. Health literacy is not a safeguard against this uncertainty. However, it may help people navigate health and health care with a better understanding of potential consequences: a map and a compass on a difficult and unpredictable journey.

The European Institute of Women’s Health, along with the European Men’s Health Forum and Alliance for Health and the Future, co-authored a report on health literacy.

Navigating Health Report


Engendering Health(y) Research Ethics in Europe (2003)

Irish report

This country specific report is part of an EU Project aiming to lay the groundwork for the development of a European instrument for the gender-sensitive assessment of biomedical research protocols. Five member States took part in the project, and carried out research in their respective countries examining the opportunities to integrate the gender perspective into the ethical review processes.

The two main research questions of the project are:

1) What exists presently in terms of legislation and regulations in regards to Research Ethics Committees (REC’s).

The researchers were particularly interested in ascertaining what rules governed the functioning and the actual performance tasks in the five member states and whether the routines and the judicial embedding pay attention to the gender perspective; and

2) Exploring if and how attention to gender can be implemented into the assessment procedures of RECs.

The complete report includes all five country specific reports, a comparison report and recommendations for the development of an instrument for a gender sensitive assessment for research protocols by RECs.

Engendering Health Research Ethics in Europe Report, Ireland


Gender Equity in Public Health in Europe (2000)

Gender equity historically focused on equal opportunity in the workplace, fair pay, violence against women, and gender stereotypes. Although these issues continue to deserve further investigation and analysis, the question of gender equity in public health remains a relatively new field of inquiry. Women are currently living longer than men but are reported as being less healthy.

The unique biological distinctions between women and men, individual social influences as well as gender roles, responsibilities, and socio economic class, education, and culture are all factors in vulnerability to illness, access to preventative and curative measures, and the quality of care provided.

These elements must be considered in order to achieve equitable treatment for men and women in the sector of public health.

The European Institute of Women’s Health held the ‘Gender Equity in Public Health in Europe’ Conference, September 2000. Representatives from the healthcare sector, government officials, medical experts, researchers, NG0s, and Industry professionals attended informative workshops and lectures to facilitate an integrated approach in applying gender perspectives to various health topics.

The recommendations that resulted from the Conference, included the suggestions put forth by participants to correct the gender imbalance in healthcare, targetted policy-makers and the medical and private sectors, along with consumer groups and international organisations. These recommendations will contribute to effective health promotion and disease prevention programnes for both sexes, emphasising early detection and treatment of illness.

Gender Equity in Public Health in Europe Report


REMIND: Dementia Care,Challenges for an Ageing Europe (1999)

Dementia Care: Challenges for an Ageing Europe highlights the challenges posed by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias to European Member States. The cross-country comparison of policies and practices undertaken in this report provides a valuable assessment of the variation that exists regarding treatment of dementia and support of carers.

The Institute pointed out that the challenge facing Europe as a community lies in developing an interdisciplinary combination of medical, clinical, social, economic, governmental and personal approaches to those with dementia and their families.

The report recommendations emphasise that this should be placed on the “personhood” of the dementia patient. This reiterates key policy principles that the underlying goal across the EU must be to help maintain dementia patients in dignity and independence as long as possible, with strong support for carers. REMIND was funded in part by the EU.



Mid Life and Older Women’s Health, Facts and Figures Report (1998)

Mid Life and Older Women’s Health provides an overview of the health of mid-life and older women across Europe, capturing both differences and similarities in women’s health between the Member States of the European Union (EU) and countries elsewhere.

It examines some key demographic and socio-economic trends, as well as some of the main causes of mortality and morbidity for mid-life and older women. The report has drawn upon many primary and secondary sources of information about health.

The level of aggregation varies, ranging from national, Community, European and international levels. Where possible and practicable, the most recent data available have been used.

Mid Life and Older Women’s Health, Facts and Figures Report


Women in Europe – Towards Healthy Ageing Report (1996)

This is a review of the health status of mid-life and older women. Its publication follows closely on the European Commission’s own report on the demographic situation in the European Union. The review gives a European demographic trends point to an increasingly aged population, especially of women. The number of people over 60 years of age will rise from just over 76 million in 1995 to a projected figure of almost 114 million in 2025. During this same period the number of people under 20 years of age will fall by 11 %. These trends have major implications not only for the cost of health services but also for the facilities and services which will be required in the future. The report points out that planning will result in actions to minimise the adverse effects on women. While focused on older women, it contains lessons for all: young and old, male and female, health professionals and patients. These issues include a major emphasis on the need for health promotion and education measures.

The fact is that a great number of the major illnesses which afflict European citizens are lifestyle-related. Measures to educate citizens on risk avoidance, on better diet, and on the benefits of physical and mental fitness can all play a major part in improving both life expectancy and the quality of life. Moreover, these measures can often be implemented more effectively and at lower cost than more expensive and invasive medical treatments. It may be a cliche but in this respect prevention is better than cure!

The four health areas covered by the review –

  • coronary heart disease,
  • cancer,
  • osteoporosis and
  • depression.

Health promotion and prevention have major roles to play in mitigating the impact. The European Commission, for its part, recognises that the health needs of women merit special consideration. In its forthcoming report on Health Status in the European Union, the Commission will, therefore, include a specific chapter on this subject.

Women in Europe—Towards Healthy Ageing Report

Policy Briefs

What are EIWH policy briefs?

They are sets of short documents on specific health related issues or diseases. Our Policy Brief’s and intended to present findings and recommendations of a research project to wide and non expert audience. They can help by providing a:

• Medium to explore issues and refine lessons learned from research.
• A vehicle that provides policy and policy development advice.

Each EIWH policy brief is:

• A stand alone document
• Focused on one main topic
• Between 2 and 10 pages long, using normally a maximum of 4000 words

Each is intended to inform a wide audience of citizens with different interests in health about specific diseases or other social issues or effects that impact on health, health policy or the resources used to provide or deliver better health for all.

The European Institute of Women’s Health intends to regularly publish information in various formats, e.g. newsletters, reports, presentations designed to summarise or inform about Institute activities both formally and informally. To do this, we use a number of information tools i.e. in relation to policy we use Policy Briefs. Policy Briefs are intended to provide many of the major information points needed by policy, decision makers and a wide audience of interested citizens to help them understand and so progress specific issues related in health for example, gender or chronic disease areas.


Chronic disease Policy Briefs:

Chronic diseases are leading cause of illness and death in the EU. These diseases create a heavy burden for EU citizens and healthcare systems. With ageing populations and lifestyle changes, chronic diseases are increasingly affecting EU citizens now and in the future. Chronic diseases can have different effects on all individuals. Gender largely impacts susceptibility, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases. As a result, it is imperative that people across the EU are aware of how gendered exposures and vulnerabilities influence chronic diseases. The impact of gender on chronic diseases have been under studied and under discussed throughout the EU. The European Institute of Women’s Health is generating bi-monthly policy briefings and/or fact sheets—on a variety of health topics.

Our policy briefings will be succinct, use simple language to help reduce health literacy issues while and increasing awareness at regional and EU levels. Policy briefings can describe how gender impacts on various chronic diseases and provide policy recommendations to highlight issues with policymakers, stakeholders, and EU citizens. The EIWH intends to generate, publish, and distribute 25 briefings in the coming years.

Chronic diseases include but not limited to cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer, respiratory tract and autoimmune diseases (such as Lupus), arthritis, musculoskeletal and osteoporosis specifically.

Our current list of Chronic disease policy briefs include:

Gender Policy Briefs:

Our participation in ENGENDER, a DG Health and Consumer funded project, completed in 2012.

Part of our activity is to increase awareness and knowledge of all stakeholders, especially policy makers, politicians, researchers, health NGOs in and outside the health sector about effective policies and programmes to achieve gender equity in health.

Six policy briefings were produced by the ENGENDER partnership for dissemination. The policy briefs were based on analysis of the ENGENDER good practice database for promoting gender equity in health.

The briefs were designed to provide practical examples on each policy area, informing policymakers of best practice models for promoting gender equity in policy development in each of the 6 policy areas as follows:

Gender related policy briefs developed during Eugenmend project:

  • Sex and gender in cardiovascular disease
  • Sex and gender in asthma
  • Sex and gender in diabetes
  • Sex and gender in lung cancer
  • Sex and gender in stroke
  • Sex and gender in medicines regulation (2017)
  • Sex and Gender in Healthcare Professional Education (2017)


Position Papers

The European Institute of Women’s Health, after the consultation with the Institute’s Network, has written statements about EU policy and projects that are pertinent to women’s health.

Some examples are given below:


The European Institute of Women’s Health responds and contributes to European Commission consultations where it is believed that we can assist with helping shape European policy and set the agenda in women’s health.

The Institute also actively cooperates with European Commission agencies for improvements in all aspects of women’s health

Some examples are given below:



The European Institute of Women’s Health regularly contributes and reviews publications and projects of other non-profit organizations related to the Institute’s work in the field of women’s health.

Corresponding Member, WHO Report, Unequal, Unfair, Ineffective and Inefficient Gender Inequity in Health, September 2007.


Gender activities and data





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  • DISA – a method to prevent stress and depressive symptoms among teeenage girls
  • DISA – En metod att förebygga stress och depressiva symtom bland tonårstjejer  …more


  • New Times – Labour market and employment
  • Nya tider N ynäshamn  more


  • Action programme in the health sector for meeting women living with domestic violence
  • Handlingsprogram – Omhändertagande av våldsu tsatta kvinnor  more


  • Depression during childbirth – equitable further implementation
  • Depression i samband med förlossning – jämlik vidareimplementering  more


  • Mapping of operations for men using violence against women. A knowledge base for future development work
  • Kartläggning över insatser för män som utövar våld mot kvinnor. Ett kunskapsunderlag för framtida utvecklingsarbete.  more


  • Co-ordinators for equal opportunities for women and men wirhin ministries
  • Koordinatorice in koordinatorji za enake možnosti v ministrstvih  more


  • Co-ordinators for equal opportunities for women and men within local government communities
  • Koordinatorice in koordinatorji za enake možnosti v samoupravnih lokalnih skupnostih more


  • Decree on measures for protecting the worker’s dignity at work in state administration
  • Uredba o ukrepih za varovanje dostojanstva zaposlenih v organih državne uprave  more


  • Resolution on the National Programme for Equal Opportunities for Women and Men (2005 – 2013)
  • Resolucija o Nacionalnem programu za enake možnosti žensk in moških, 2005-2013  …more


  • Making Gender Mainstreaming Work
  • Projekt Udejanjimo nacelo enakosti spolov Prirocnik Pot k enakosti spolov: Ucinkovitejše integriranje nacela enakosti spolov v politike  …more


  • Topless allowed in public pools  …more


  • Pioneers and laggards – is the effect of gender equality on health dependent on context?  more


  • How do masculinity, paternity leave, and mortality associate? -A study of fathers in the Swedish parental & child cohort of 1988/89  more


  • Who takes paternity leave? A cohort study on prior social and health characteristics among fathers in Stockholm  …more


  • Kvinnofridslinjen – a telephone helpline for w omen subjected to threats, violence, or sexual assault
  • Kvinnofridslinjen, nationell stödtelefon fr kvinnor som utsatts för hot, våld eller sexuella övergrepp more


  • House model – a practical guidance to detect and prevent discrimination and harassment at preschool and school
  • Husmodellen – en praktisk metod för att upptäcka och förebygga diskriminering och trakasserier i förskolan och skolan  more


  • Uppsala University: Action plan against violation due to sex – sexual harassments
  • UU: Handlingsprogram mot kränkning på grund av kön – sexuella trakasserier  more
  • KI’s action plan against violation due to sex
  • KI: Handlingsplan mot kränkningar på grund av kön (sexuella trakasserier)…more


  • State organized and paid programme for early diagnostic of cervical cancer
  • Valsts organizeta un apmaksata dzemdes kakla laundabiga audzeja savlaicigas atklašanas programma… more
  • State organized and paid programme for early diagnostic of breast cancer
  • Valsts organizeta un apmaksata kruts dziedzera audzeja savlaicigas atklašanas programma  more


  • Assessment Report of Peking Action Platform Implementation in Latvia (2010)
  • Izvertejuma zinojums par Pekinas Ricibas Platformas jomu istenošanu Latvija (2010)  …more
  • Promotion of Integrated Approach to Gender Equality in Policies of Latvia
  • Integretas pieejas dzimumu lidztiesiba veicinašana Latvijas politikas  …more


  • Working conditions and gender equality
  • Pracovné podmienky a rodová rovnost  …more


  • Gender Sensitization in the Educational Process at Elementary and Secondary Schools as Preparation for Future Job Desegregation
  • Rodová senzibilizácia vo vzdelávacom procese na základných a stredných školách ako príprava budúcej desegregácie povolaní : ruzovyamodrysvet.sk  more


  • Gender equality aspects in the labour market
  • Dzimumu lidztiesibas aspekti darba tirgu. …more


  • Men in Latvian Public Environment: Policy, Social and Economic Aspects
  • Vîriešu iespejas savienot darba un gimenes dzivi müsdienu Latvija: Projekta rezultatu apkopojums   more


  • The Gender Gap in Life Expectancy
  • Paredzama muža ilguma atškiribas sievietem un viriešiem  more



  • Cervical cancer screening programme
  • …more


  • Protocol for dealing with mobbing, sexual and other harassment at workplace in nursing and midwifery care, Protocol for dealing with violence at workplace in nursing and midwifery care
  • Protokol obravnave trpincenja, spolnega in drugega nadlegovanja na delovnem mestu ali v zvezi z delom nad zaposlenimi v zdravstveni in babiški negi
  • …more


  • Multidisciplinary dealing with the cases of violence in nursing in midwifery care
  • rojekt: Multidisciplinarna obravnava primerov nasilja v zdravstveni in babiški negi
  • …more


  • MammaHelp – improving quality of life of breast cancer women
  • MammaHelp
  • …more


  • Avon against domestic violence
  • Avon proti domácímu násilí
  • …more


  • MIA – Mothers in Action
  • MIA – Mutter in Aktion  more


  • Focus on women and men 2009
  • Zaostreno na muže a ženy  more


  • Girls‘ Health in Styria
  • Mädchengesundheit Steiermark  more


  • Health Impact of violence against women
  • Gesundheitliche Folgen von Gewalt an Frauen  more


  • Women and men in data
  • Ženy a muži v datech  …more



  • Enhancing the health of elderly people in Sweden  …more


  • Enhancing children and youth health through good parenting  …more


  • Campaign on raising awareness of early diagnostics of prostate cancer
  • Kampana prostatas veža agrinas diagnostikas veicinašanai  more


  • Gender in Public Health: An anthology …more


  • Grant allocations to fight against alcohol, narcotics, tobacco and Doping …more


  • Assessing the health situation of people with various disabilities …more


  • Lessons learnt from WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) and its final report ‘Closing the gap from a Swedish perspective …more
  • Reproductive rights of women and men
  • Reprodukcní práva žen a mužu  …more


  • Secondo National Conference on Gender Medicine
  • Secondo Congresso Nazionale sulla Medicina di Genere  more


  • Highly Professional Inter Sectoral Department for Immigration and Maternal & Children Health-Local Health Authority of Padua
  • Struttura Alta Professionalità e Area Materno Infantile-Azienda Unità Locale Socio Sanitaria di Padova  more


  • Female Genital Mutilation and human rights within the migrants, Integrated and mulstisectoral programme of research,trainings and awareness raising for the prevention and the fight against female genital mutilations
  • Mutilazioni dei genitali femminili e diritti umani nelle comunitò migranti. Programma integrato di ricerca, formazione e sensibilizzazione per la preenzione ed il contrasto di una pratica da abbandonare.  more


  • Cry of Distress
  • Noodkreet   more


  • PICUM’s Strategy on Undocumented Migrant Women …more


  • Assessing the health situation of national minorities i n Sweden ...more


  • Key to nurseries
  • Klíc k jeslím  …more


  • White Ribbon Ireland campaign …more


  • The Swedish National Survey of Public Health
  • Nationella folkhälsaenkäten
  • …more


  • More than a roof over your head …more


  • GenderWorks – Links between Poverty and Violence against Women …more


  • Public health from a gender perspective, labour market, masculinity, medicalisation and violence against women
  • Folkhälsofrågor ur ett genusperspektiv -arbetsmarknad, maskuliniteter, medikalisering och könsrelaterat våld
  • …more


  • Wave – Women Against Violence Europe …more


  • Gender and social inequities in health …more


  • The Carlow Men’s Health Project…more


  • Family Policy: Parental and Maternity Leave in the Context of Work-Life
  • Rodinná politika: rodicovská a materská dovolená …more


  • Referring Men: An explo ration of front-line workers needs for referring abusive men to MEND domestic abuse intervention programmes …more


  • Monitoring of maternal mortality in Slovenia
  • Spremljanje maternalne umrljivosti v Sloveniji…more


  • Resolution on the 2009-2014 national programme on prevention of family violence
  • Resolucija o nacionalnem programu preprecevanja nasilja v družini 2009–2014
  • …more


  • Family Violence Prevention Act
  • Zakon o preprecevanju nasilja v družini
  • …more


  • Daddy, be active!
  • Ocka, aktiviraj se!
  • …more


  • Mainstreaming of gender competence into Monash medical curriculum …more


  • Non-governmental organisation Change of Heart
  • Sprememba v srcu, Društvo za pomoc zasvojenim
  • …more


  • Nick Clegg outlines plans for new parental leave rules
  • …more


  • Sex and gender in biomedicine: promises for women and men. How incorporation of sex and gender in research will lead to a better health care
  • …more


  • Promoting integration of the gender dimension in biomedical and health related research. Gendered and translational approaches in basic, clinical and public health research. Final Report GenderBasic …more



  • The Traveller Men’s Development Programme …more


  • Masterclass Ready for Diversity. Organisation-wide implementation of diversity and patient’s perspective into ZonMw Programmes …more


  • Assessing the impact of a health promotion initiative targeted at male postal workers in Ireland …more


  • Understanding how men experience, express and cope with mental distress: Where next? …more


  • Male frequent attenders of general practice and their help seeking preferences …more


  • Promotion of (re)integration to labour market for women in social exclusion
  • Socialine atskirti patirianciu moteru (re)integracijos i darbo rinka skatinimas
  • …more
  • Influence of lifestyle and working environmen factors on the risk for myocardial infarction for women of age 35-64 in Kaunas city
  • Gyvenimo budo bei darbo aplinkos itaka miokardo infarkto rizikai 35-64 metu moterims kaune more


  • Labour Market and Entrepreneurship – Overcoming Gender Stereotypes Trans-national Action Plan Promoted by Gender Equality and Business Women Organizations   more


  • (RE-)Integration of victims of human trafficking into the labour market   …more


  • Men’s health National Week
  • Férfiak Egészség Hete  more


  • Development of Social Services for Femal e Victims of Domestic Violence or Victims of Human Trafficking by Establishing Women Crisis Center
  • Socialiniu paslaugu moterims, patyrusioms smurta šeimoje ar nukentejusio ms nuo prekybos žmonemis, pletra steigiant Moteru kriziu centra  more


  • Advocacy of sexual and reproductive rights
  • brošura Zagovorništvo spolnih in reproduktivnih pravic  more


  • Women50
  • Ženy50  more


  • Maternity Care Initiative Excellent maternity and newborn care
  • Porodna pobuda Od licna obporodna skrb  …more


  • Work in tune with live
  • Pr áce v souladu s životem  more


  • Journal of Men’s Health …more


  • The eMale: Prostate cancer, masculinity and online support as a challenge to medical expertise …more


  • Understanding how men experience, express and cope with mental distress: Where next?  more


  • How might we understand men’s health b etter? Integrating explanations from critical studies on men and inequalities in health …more


  • Integrating a Gender Dimension into Osteoporosis and Fracture Risk Research. …more


  • Gender differences in help-seeking behavior on two internet forums for individuals with self-reported depression. …more


  • Young adults and acceptance of the human papilloma virus vaccine  more


  • Female doctors: A two-third majority, but still behind
  • Twee derde van de artsen vrouw, maar nog steeds op achterstand  more


  • Male-female differences in health and healthcare are largely de termined by social factors
  • Man-vrouw verschillen in gezondheid en zorg zijn voo r een groot deel maatschappelijk bepaald more




  • Breast Cancer Foundation Germany
  • Brustkrebs Deutschland e.V.  …more


  • Mamma Rosa – information on breastcancer for women
  • Mamma Rosa – informatie over borstkanker voor migranten en allochtone vrouwen  …more


  • A Sister’s Hope  more


  • Amazones Foundation – young women with breast cancer
  • stichting Amazones – jonge vrouwen met borstkanker  more


  • Comprehensive Intervention in Pregnancy
  • Komplexní intervence tehotných  more


  • ‘Clinical guidelines for cardiac rehabilitation’, German Association of Internal Medicine, Cardiology Group (Clinical Research in Cardiology Supplements, 2007, vol 2, no 3, pp 1-54) …more


  • With Migrants for Migrants – Intercultural Health
  • MiMi – Mit Migranten für Migranten – Interkulturelle Gesundheit in Deutschland  …more


  • Guidelines for gender equality programmes in science …more


  • Programme Daphne III as part of the General Programme “Fundamental Rights and Justice”  more


  • Social policy and welfare for equity
  • Políticas de Estado de Bienestar para la equidad  …more


  • Johannes Wier Foundation for Human Rights and Health Care …more


  • Is it possible to identify patient’s sex when reading blinded illness narratives? An experimental study about gender bias …more


  • A theoretical model for analysing gender bias in medicine…more


  • Bonded Labour in Nederland (BLinN) ..more


  • Troubledmothers.nl
  • Bezorgdemoeders.nl  …more


  • Clara Wichmann Foundation for Trial Testing
  • Stichting Proefprocessenfonds Clara Wichmann  …more


  • Paid maternity leave for entrepeneurs
  • Ook betaald verlof voor zwangere zelfstandigen!  …more


  • Daphne III, Prevent and combat violence against children, young people and women and to protect victims and groups at risk …more




  • Widowhood hits women harder than men
  • Weduwe sterker in inkomen achteruit dan weduwnaar  …more


  • More people defaulting on health insurance payments
  • Stijging wanbetalers zorgverzekeringswet  …more


  • Who gets the home after divorce? The effect of Gender Balance on home ownership after divorce
  • Wie krijgt na echtscheiding de woning? Het effect van Gender Balance op het behouden van de woning na een echtscheiding …more


  • Unemployed, uneducated and sick: The effects of socio-economic status on health duration in the European Union …more


  • European Community Household Panel on Physical and Mental Health Problems, Illnesses and Disabilities measure of physical health  …more


  • Gender and Psychiatric Drugs: a Qualitative Study to Find the Views of Prescription-Fillers
  • Género y psicofármacos: la opinión de los prescriptores a través de una investigación cualitativa…more


  • Cesta ke zdraví mužu – pilotní projekt preventivní péce pro muže …more


  • Resolution on the national programme for equal opportunities for women and men, 2005-2013…more


  • Act on equal opportunities for women and men
  • Zakon o enakih možnostih žensk in moških   …more
  • Act implementing the principle of equal treatment
  • Zakon o uresnicevanju nacela enakega obravnavanja  …more


  • Target 15. Balance in the boards of directors
  • Objetivo 15. Equilibrio en los consejos de administración  …more


  • Reduction of the VAT of sanitary napkins and tampons
  • Rebaja del IVA en productos de higiene femenina  …more


  • Businesswoman Net
  • Empresarias Net  …more


  • Municipal baby sitters
  • Canguros municipales  …more


  • Another way. Gender and diversity in return-to-work
  • Een andere weg. Gender en diversiteit bij reïntegratie  …more


  • Making a gender difference: Case studies of gender mainstreaming in medical …more


  • VUmc men’s health clinic
  • VUmc Mannenkliniek  …more


  • Gender Equity and Fertility in Italy and Spain …more


  • Untold Problems: A review of the essential issues in the mental health of men and boys …more


  • A cost-effectiveness analysis of the Chlamydia Monday – A community-based intervention to decrease the prevalence …more


  • Paternity leave in Sweden—Costs, savings and health gains …more


  • Randomized clinical trial to evaluete the efficacy of high dose folic acid to prevent the occurrence of congenital malformations
  • Studio clinico randomizzato per valutare l’efficacia di alte dosi di acido folico nel prevenire l’insorgenza di amlformazioni congenite  …more


  • Gender Budgeting Booklet
  • Gender Budgeting Kézikönyv  …more


  • Living as a couple is something about 2 people
  • Vivir en parella é cousa de 2  …more



  • Reality of Discrimination in Germany – Assumptions and Facts
  • Diskriminierung in Deutschland – Vermutungen und Fakten  …more


  • Think beforehand 
  • Pensiamoci prima  …more



  • Gender in research as a mark of excellence; training and tool kit …more


  • RoSa Library
  • RoSa Bibliotheek  …more


  • Advisory Board for Women’s Health of the Styrian Health Platform
  • Fachbeirat für Frauengesundheit der Gesundheitsplattform des Landes Steiermark  …more


  • Women’s Health Center
  • Frauengesundheitszentrum  …more


  • FNV Women’s Trade Union
  • FNV Vrouwenbond  …more



  • Men and Breast Cancer
  • Mannen en Borstkanker  …more



Conference 2017

European Institute of Women’s Health

Right from the Start: Resetting the Agenda in Women’s Health in Europe

21st Anniversary Expert Conference – Index

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