Online Dialogue on
Women and Health
Follow-up to the Beijing Conference on Women

31 August - 21 September

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Topics for Discussion

The dialogue focused on the following five topics:

  1. ACCESS: Access to and quality of health services -
    Are all women (for example women of different ages, ethnicities and income groups) getting equal access to quality health care?
  2. PROMOTION: Health education and promotion -
    How do women learn about staying healthy? About appropriate health care?
  3. EDUCATION: Medical education and research -
    Is there a male bias? What changes are needed?
  4. NURSING: Is nursing a neglected profession?
  5. HEALTH REFORM: Reform of the health sector -
    Is it happening and how? Who benefits? Who loses?

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