TITLE

WHAT ABOUT MEN?

AUTHOR(S)
Leopper, Roxanne; Connor, Angela M.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
American Journal of Health Studies;2007, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The issue of health disparities is being addressed at both the state and national level. However, a fundamental disparity between the overall health of men and women is not being addressed at either the state or federal level. FirstHealth Community Voices is working to raise awareness and understanding regarding the importance of establishing state level infrastructure to create health care safety nets for men. In addition to infrastructure, there is a need for communities to recognize this disparity and to conduct an assessment of men's health and target prevention, screening and educational programs to men.
ACCESSION #
26967109

 

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