policy reports

Men's Health Policy Reports

This section of the website contains links to policy reports on men’s health.


European Commission (2011). The state of men’s health in Europe report.

WHO Europe (2018). Strategy on the health and well-being of men in the WHO European Region.

Wilkins D, Savoye E, eds (2009). Men’s Health Around The World: A review of policy and progress across 11 countries.


Australian Government, Department of Health and Ageing (2010). National Male Health Policy. Building on the Strengths of Australian Males.

New South Wales Health Department (1999). Moving Forward in Men’s Health.

New South Wales Department of Health (2009). NSW Men’s Health Plan 2009-2012.

Victorian Government Department of Health (2010). Men’s health and wellbeing strategy – background paper.


Spindler E (2015). Beyond the Prostate: Brazil’s National Healthcare Policy for Men.


Esmailzade H, et al. Devising a National Men’s Health Policy Document: The Current Challenges to Men’s Health in Iran. International Journal of Men’s Health 2016;15(2):174.


Baker, P (2015). Review of the National Men’s Health Policy and Action Plan 2008-13. Final report for the Health Service Executive.

Department of Health (2016). National Men’s Health Action Plan: Healthy Ireland – Men HI-M 2017-2021. Working with men in Ireland to achieve optimum health and wellbeing

Department of Health and Children (2008). National Men’s Health Policy 2008-2013.

From our own unhelpful ideas around independence, control and stigma to poor diagnostic tools, clinician bias and lack of services, six reasons why men don't the mental health support they need

Our cancer charter advocates 10 steps to better cancer outcomes for men. 10. Research: we need substantially improved investment by governments and other funders in clinical and social research to improve men’s cancer outcomes. 10/10 #menshealthweek https://gamh.org/cancer-charter/

The life expectancy of older people with type 1 diabetes has increased since the 1990s with fewer years of disability too - but, surprise, surprise, the improvement is less in men than in women

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