Document Type : Review


Fellow at the RIFS Potsdam, Ph.D Candidate at the Department of International and European law, V. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine


Women have traditionally been deprived of economic and social status and power, which in turn reduces their access to basic necessities, including health care. Despite recent developments in Western countries, women remain at a disadvantage compared to men. The gender gap in health is more acute in developing countries, where women are relatively disadvantaged. In addition to gender inequality, there are specific processes of the disease that are unique to women, creating particular problems in both prevention and health care. To improve women's health, we need to address reproductive health, maternal mortality, malnutrition, and non-communicable diseases. Thanks to high-quality and affordable medical services covered by general health care. Achieving better women's health - from pregnancy to childhood, childhood, adolescence, and old age - requires a holistic, holistic approach and a life expectancy that goes beyond reproductive health. Women should be able to take care of their health.


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