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Title: World Health Organization : Year 2003 ; World Health Organization, World Health Organization Kobe Centre, Technical Series, No. 03.4: The Impact of Women’s Leadership in Health and Welfare Systems Development  
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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 2003 ; World Health Organization, World Health Organization Kobe Centre, Technical Series, No. 03.4. Retrieved from http://cn.ebooklibrary.org/


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Foreword iThis report arises from discussions held at the Second International Meeting on Women and Health held at the University of Canberra in April 2001, and from The Kobe Plan of Action for Women and Health (POA) endorsed at the Third International Meeting on Women and Health, held in Kobe, Japan in April 2002. The POA aimed to further the involvement of women in the design of health and welfare policy, the delivery of health services, and the improvement of health outcomes. This report is part of a series of publications that address some of the interests of Task Force 2 dealing with the use of gender-based analysis.

Table of Contents
Contents Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i Foreword. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ii PART ILiterature review on the impact of women’s leadershipin health and welfare systems Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1.1 Aims. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1.2 Scope of project . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2. Analytical framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2.1 Rationale for the analytical framework. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2.2 Description of analytical framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 3. Analyses using the analytical framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 3.1 Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 3.2 User-friendly approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 3.3 Key findings from selected case studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 4. Representative examples of the impact of women’s leadership in health and welfare systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 4.1 Developed countries. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 4.2 Developing countries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 5. Discussion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 5.1 Strengths of current research and of the publicly reported case studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 5.2 Major gaps in the publicly available literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 6. Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 6.1 Improved case study documentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 6.2 More publications on women’s leadership in the health and welfare areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 6.3 Rationale for selecting countries for case study funding. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 6.4 Selection of the most appropriate types of strategies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

 
 



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