Delivering gender-informed health services in emergencies - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (HHS, ASPR)
This fact sheet discusses the physical and mental health issues that affect each gender differently. The document also stresses the importance of maintaining a gender perspective in emergencies, how to provide gender-responsive health services in emergencies, how to address the physical and psychosocial trauma of gender-based violence in emergencies, and the guiding principles for providing support to survivors.
Gender and mental health - World Health Organization (WHO)
This fact sheet discusses the mental health problems that differ by gender. The document considers the information that is currently known, underlying factors such as gender roles and gender-based violence, health-seeking behaviors, service delivery issues, social consequences, research that is needed, and implications for mental health policies and programs. The fact sheet can be used by behavioral health and primary care administrators, supervisors, and treatment professionals.
World Health Organization (WHO) - World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. WHO is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries, and monitoring and assessing health trends.