Covid19 and Women

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the health of women?

The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has exposed glaring social, economic, political, and health inequalities, and has further widened the gap between the most privileged and most vulnerable communities across the globe. Women, people from ethnic minority backgrounds, and all gender-diverse individuals are subject to unique healthcare disparities that this pandemic has exacerbated (1). Healthcare…

Why We Are Prioritising Women’s Health

Why We Are Prioritising Women’s Health

Why have women health issues been neglected in healthcare and research institutions? Significant and ground-breaking medical, scientific, and technological advancements in the last few decades have greatly contributed to improvements in overall health, life expectancy and quality of life. Despite these developments, women’s health issues are often under-researched and underfunded, thus becoming overlooked and neglected…