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Women’s Contributions To Global Health Care Undervalued, Lancet Report Says

The Guardian: Women are the backbone of health care with few rewards for $3tn contribution
“Women contribute around $3tn to global health care but nearly half of it is unpaid and unrecognized, according to a new study. The report, published in The Lancet, found that women’s involvement in health care is undervalued economically, socially, politically, and culturally. Researchers attempted to estimate the financial value of women’s contribution to health systems in 2010 by analyzing data from 32 countries, accounting for 52 percent of the world’s population…” (6/5).

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