Increasing women in leadership in global health.

  title={Increasing women in leadership in global health.},
  author={Jennifer A Downs and Lindsey K Reif and Adolfine Hokororo and Daniel W. Fitzgerald},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  volume={89 8},
Globally, women experience a disproportionate burden of disease and death due to inequities in access to basic health care, nutrition, and education. In the face of this disparity, it is striking that leadership in the field of global health is highly skewed towards men and that global health organizations neglect the issue of gender equality in their own leadership. Randomized trials demonstrate that women in leadership positions in governmental organizations implement different policies than… CONTINUE READING
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