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Medicine Through A Feminist Lens, Jamie P. Ross Jan 2000

Medicine Through A Feminist Lens, Jamie P. Ross

Jamie P Ross

Evidence-based research that is planned, performed and distributed with feminist perspectives, premises, and methodologies provides support for the policy efforts and legislative decision-making of service community organizations. Linking this type of medical research to policy facilitates and sustains positive health outcomes in women’s lives. The effectiveness of the legislation can be monitored. Instead of showing that the lack of policy disadvantages women, we can show how policy can reduce disparities. Coordinating policy indicator variables with health indicator variables produces a powerful means for understanding which health indicators need further policy support. I look at the kind of feminist evidenced-based ...