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Lancet Editorial, Opinion Pieces Examine Gender Disparities, Access To UHC, Investing In Reproductive Health

The Lancet: Gender and health are also about boys and men
Editorial Board

“…Needed insight into gender is revealed in a new report from the American Psychological Association, which highlights the particular vulnerabilities of racial and sexual minority males who do not experience the same power and privilege typically afforded men in the USA. … Above all, [the report] reminds us that being gender blind benefits neither men nor women” (7/21).

The Lancet: Three global health-care quality reports in 2018
Donald M. Berwick of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and colleagues

“…Universal health coverage (UHC) is the central thread of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3. However, without improvements in the quality of the health system, UHC will prove an empty vessel and billions of people will not gain from benefits that could arrive from UHC…” (7/21).

The Lancet Global Health: Investing in sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls to reach HIV and UHC goals
Manjulaa Narasimhan of the WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research and colleagues on behalf of participants at the Wilton Park Consultation

“…Supporting countries to implement strategies that enable UHC, including sustainable approaches to advance universal access to integrated sexual and reproductive health and HIV services, must be a priority for the global health community…” (7/18).