WHO/Salima Kasimova

WHO/Europe assists countries in addressing the inequalities and disadvantages that women or men experience as consumers or producers of health care through such means as:

  • capacity building and training
  • gender-specific projects and interventions
  • developing and adapting tools and guidelines
  • integrating gender analysis into information systems
  • disseminating evidence and data
  • exchanging experience and case studies.

WHO country offices give direct support to Member States, and a number of countries have biennial collaborative agreements with WHO/Europe to address gender and health. One of the key areas of work is attainment of the Millennium Development Goals.