Sen G, Östlin P and George A. 2007 Unequal, Unfair, Ineffective and Inefficient. Gender Inequity in Health: Why it exists and how we can change it. Final report to the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health, September 200. Available to download pdf (736KB)
Sen G, Govender V and Cottingham J. 2006 Maternal and neonatal health: surviving the roller-coaster of international policy. Paper for Maternal-Newborn Health and Poverty, WHO. Available to download pdf (444KB).
George A, Iyer A and Sen G. 2005 Gendered Health Systems Biased Against Maternal Survival: Preliminary Findings from Koppal, Karnataka and India. IDS Working Paper No 253. It is available to download from the IDS bookshop here.
George A, Iyer A and Sen G. 2005 Systematic Hierarchies and Systemic Failures: Gender and Health Inequities in Koppal District. A paper presented at a conference organised by the ISEC, Cornell University and the World Bank in Bangalore, India, June 2005. It is available to download pdf (229KB).
Nine working papers published by the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies are available here. Some have been translated into Spanish by the Pan American Health Organisation and can be found here.
Four other Working Papers in the Harvard series are also available here.
George, A., 2003,
Accountability in Health Services: Transforming Relationships and Contexts,
Working Paper No. 1, Vol 13, Harvard Center for Population and Development
and book chapters
and publication of Gender and Health Inequalities:
Engendering International Health: The Challenge of Equity, G. Sen, A. George and P. Östlin (eds), including the contributions of 19 authors, MIT Press, 2002. Comments on the book and a table of contents can be downloaded in pdf format (57KB) here. It can be purchased from MITPress or through Amazon.
WHO Task Force on Research Priorities for Equity in Health* and the WHO Equity Team. Priorities for resarch to take forward the health equity policy agenda. Bulletin of the World Health Organisation; December 2005, 83 (12). The paper can be downloaded from the Bulletin of the WHO website here. *Piroska Östlin was a member of the WHO Task Force on Research Priorities for Equity in Health.
Östlin P. 2005. Gender in health research - past, present and future. Global Forum Update on Research for Health Volume 2: Poverty, Equity and Health Research. This paper can be accessed through the publications pages of the Global Forum webiste here.
Östlin P. 2005. What evidence is there about the effects of health care reforms on gender equity, particularly in health? Health Evidence Network, World Health Organization Europe. This paper is available to download on the HEN website.
Iyer A. 2005.
Ill and impoverished: The medical poverty trap. Infochange News. The
article can be accessed on the Infochange website here.
George, A. 2003. Using Accountability to Improve Reproductive Health Care, Reproductive Health Matters 2003; 11(21): 161-170. Download this file [pdf] (115KB). This article was written with the support of HCPDS.
Sen, G., George, A. and P. Östlin, 2002, The Case for Gender Equity in Health Research, Journal of Health Management, Special Issue on Gender and Health, Edited by Sundari Ravindran, Volume 4 (2), July-December 2002, pp. 99-117.
Sen, G., 2001, Health
Deteriorates, Op-Ed in The Hindu, July 20. Access this article
Sen, G., Iyer, A.,
and A. George, 2002, Structural Reforms and Health
Kaufman, J. and Jing, F., 2002, Privatisation of Health Services and the Reproductive Health of Rural Chinese Women, Reproductive Health Matters 2002; 10(20): 108 - 116. Download this file [pdf] (224KB).
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