men and boys

Supporting the case of GAMH

For evidence in support of the case made by GAMH, see:

American Psychological Association Working Group on Health Disparities in Boys and Men (2018). Health disparities in racial/ethnic and sexual minority boys and men.

Baker P. Men’s health: an overlooked inequality. British Journal of Nursing 2016;25(19):1045-1057.

Baker P, Shand T. Men’s health: time for a new approach to policy and practice? Journal of Global Health 2017;7(1):010306.

Brott A., Dougherty A, Williams S, et al. The Economic Burden Shouldered by Public and Private Entities as a Consequence of Health Disparities Between Men and Women. American Journal of Men’s Health 2011;5(6): 528–539.

Cornell M, Myer, L. Moving beyond gender stereotypes. Lancet 2013;382:506.

Edström J, Hassink A, Shahrokh T, et al. eds (2015). Engendering Men: A Collaborative Review of Evidence on Men and Boys in Social Change and Gender Equality. EMERGE Evidence Review. Promundo-US, Sonke Gender Justice, Institute of Development Studies.

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

Fitzgerald M, Collumbien M, Hosegood V: “No one can ask me ‘Why do you take that stuff?'”: men’s experiences of antiretroviral treatment in South Africa. AIDS Care 2010;22:355-360.

Galdas P, Darwin Z, Kidd L, et al. The accessibility and acceptability of self-management support interventions for men with long term conditions: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. BMC Public Health 2014;14:1230.

Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The Lancet 2018;392(10159):1684-1735.

GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet 2015;385:117-71.

GBD 2015 DALYs and HALE Collaborators. Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 315 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE), 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2016;388(10053):1603-1658.

Global Health 50/50 (2018). The Global Health 50/50 Report: How gender-responsive are the world’s most influential global health organisations?

Hawkes S., Buse K., Gender and global health: evidence, policy and inconvenient truths. Lancet 2013;381:1783-87.

Hawkes S, Buse K, Kapilashrami A. Gender blind? An analysis of global public-private partnerships for health. Globalization and Health 2017;13:26.

Juel K, Christensen K.Are men seeking medical advice too late? Contacts to general practitioners and hospital admissions in Denmark. Journal of Public Health 2005;30(1):111-3.

Krueger H, Goldenberg SL, Koot J, et al. Don’t Change Much. American Journal of Men’s Health 2016;11(2):275-283.

Lancet Editorial. Gender and health are also about boys and men. Lancet 2018;392(10143):188.

Lim S, Vos T, Flaxman AD, Danaei G, Shibuya K, Adair-Rohani H, et al. A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. Lancet 2012;380:2224-60.

Manandhar M, Hawkes S, Buse K, et al. Gender, health and the 2030 agenda for sustainable development. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2018;96:644-653.

The Men’s Project, Flood M (2018). The Man Box: A Study on Being a Young Man in Australia. Jesuit Social Services; Melbourne, Australia.

Mills EJ, Beyrer C, Birungi J, et al. Engaging Men in Prevention and Care for HIV/AIDS in Africa. PLoS Med 2012;9(2):e1001167.

Murray CJL, Vos T, Lozano R, Naghavi M, Flaxman AD, Michaud C, et al. Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 291 diseases and injuries in 21 regions, 1990–2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. Lancet 2012;380:2197–2223.

Payne S (2009). How can gender equity be addressed through health systems?

Ragonese, C, Shand, T, Barker, G (2019). Masculine norms and men’s health: making the connections.

Rovito MJ, Leonard B, Llamas R, et al. A Call for Gender-Inclusive Global Health Strategies. American Journal of Men’s Health 2017;11(6): 1804-1808. doi.org/10.1177/1557988317723424.

Skovdal M, Campbell C, Madanhire C, Mupambireyi Z, Nyamukapa C, Gregson S. Masculinity as a barrier to men’s use of HIV services in Zimbabwe. Globalization and Health 2011;7:13.

Tan HM, Ng CJ, Ho CCK, Teo CH (2013). Asian Men’s Health Report.

Tong SF, Low WY, Ng CJ. Profile of men’s health in Malaysia: Problems and challenges. Asian Journal of Andrology 2011;13(4):526-533.

UNAIDS (2017). Blind Spot: Reaching out to men and boys. Addressing a blind spot in the response to HIV.

Wang H, Dwyer-Lindgren L, Lofgren KT, Rajaratnam JK, Marcus JR, Levin-Rector A, et al. Age-specific and sex-specific mortality in 187 countries, 1970–2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. Lancet 2012; 380:2071–2094.

White A, McKee M, Richardson N, de Visser R, Madsen SA, de Sousa BC. Europe’s men need their own health strategy. BMJ 2011;343:d7397.

WHO. Life expectancy and Healthy life expectancy. Data by WHO region. 2018.

WHO Europe (2018). The health and well-being of men in the WHO European Region: better health through a gender approach.

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

Winters J, Fernandes G, McGivern L, Sridhar D. Mainstreaming as rhetoric or reality? Gender and global health at the World Bank. Wellcome Open Research 2018;3:18. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.13904.1.

Wong YJ, Ho MR, Wang SY. Meta-Analyses of the Relationship Between Conformity to Masculine Norms and Mental Health-Related Outcomes. Journal of Counseling Psychology 2017;64(1):80-93.

Yeatman S, Chamberlin S, Dovel K. Women’s (health) work: A population-based, cross-sectional study of gender differences in time spent seeking health care in Malawi. PLoS ONE 2018;13(12): e0209586.

Are Men ignored in Gender Development? – Video of a discussion with Dr Sarah Hawkes, Reader in Global Health at the Institute of Global Health at UCL.

New Swiss research confirms that women had higher testing and positivity rates than men from Covid-19, while men experienced more hospitalisations, ICU admissions and deaths. Male mortality was most marked in lower socio-economic groups

Promoting healthy eating to men may have positive health benefits but it can also reinforce traditional ideals of masculinity which can be more problematic for health. Interesting article in Men's Health Network

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