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Expert Group Meeting
Women and Health

the Gender Perspective into the Health Sector

Tunis (Tunisia)
28 September to 2 October 1998


Dr. Mercedes Juarez de Robert

Public health specialist with 25 years experience as consultant, trainer and researcher in the fields of women and development, health policy, reproductive health and gender issues; adviser in the health sector to governments and international institutions such as World Bank, DGIS, DANIDA, DfID, UNFPA, WHO and UNICEF in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America; responsible for Women's Health in the Health Care Department (G&Z) at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) Amsterdam (1991-1997) and currently an independent consultant.

Paper: Gender-sensitive reform in the health sector

United Nations
Division for the Advancement of Women
2 UN Plaza, DC2-12th Floor
New York, NY 10017
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