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Déterminants sociaux de la santéen Suisse - comment le genres'est perdu en chemin
JournalArticle (Originalarbeit in einer wissenschaftlichen Zeitschrift)
ID 4500000
Author(s) Schwarz, Joëlle; Arminjon, Mathieu; Zemp Stutz, Elisabeth; Merten, Sonja; Bodenmann, Patrick; Clair, Carole
Author(s) at UniBasel Schwarz, Joëlle
Zemp Stutz, Elisabeth
Merten, Sonja
Year 2019
Title Déterminants sociaux de la santéen Suisse - comment le genres'est perdu en chemin
Journal Revue médicale suisse
Volume 15
Number 640
Pages / Article-Number 485-489
Abstract Since four decades epidemiological research has emphasised the necessity to consider social determinants and the social distribution of illnesses in the Swiss population, particularly by gender. Gender influences social position, living conditions as well as health behaviours over the life-course which all together influence health outcomes. Despite this evidence, national health policies and strategies tend to consider gender as a background factor, if not to omit its influence on health. The Health2020 policy and the recent specific national strategies are particularly illustrative. To exclude or reduce gender as a mere biological factor however hampers the implementation of specific interventions aiming at reducing health inequalities in the name of the social justice principle.
Publisher Médecine & hygiène
ISSN/ISBN 1660-9379
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