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Sex, Gender, and Health

Purpose

The lecture deals with the difference between sex and gender. It also relates the mechanisms that relate gender to wellness and illness. 

Contents

  • Differentiate between sex and gender 
  • Consider the importance of sex and gender as health determinants 
  • Discuss various pathways through which gender and sex differences impact health outcomes
Link to Tool: 
Sex, Gender, and Health
Contact Person/Organization: 

Dr. Katherine Clegg Smith, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Type of Tool:

Publication Date: 
2006
Videos: 

The problem with sex and gender in health: Katrien Vanderheyden at TEDxUHowest

Sex and Gender Differences in Health & Disease