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Women and health: WHO report

Despite considerable progress in the past decades, societies continue to fail to meet the health care needs of women at key moments of their lives, particularly in their adolescent years and in older age, according to the World Health Organization. The report “Women And Health: Today’s Evidence, Tomorrow’s Agenda” includes the latest global and regional figures on the health and leading causes of death in women from birth, through childhood, adolescence and adulthood, to older age.

Media Release (09/11/09) from World Health Organization