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Gender and Health Inequalities : from embodiment to health care cascade

Project description

Unveiling the relationship between gender and health inequalities in Europe

Gender and health inequalities exist worldwide. In the EU, the move towards gender equality is proceeding at a snail’s pace. As for differences in health status, these exist both between and within EU member states. The EU-funded GENDHI project will investigate the current situation to explain how gender intersects with other social hierarchies (social class and race/ethnicity) to produce social inequalities in health. Researchers will consider how (un)healthy bodies are socially constructed and how health-seeking behaviours and patterns of care are shaped by gender. The project will develop a triangulation analysis based on quantitative analysis and qualitative data from family monographies, interviews, patients and doctors. The focus will be on hypertension and myocardial infarction as well as depression, Alzheimer’s disease and colorectal cancer.

Call for proposal

ERC-2019-SyG
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Funding Scheme

ERC-SyG - Synergy grant

Host institution

INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA SANTE ET DE LA RECHERCHE MEDICALE
Address
Rue De Tolbiac 101
75654 Paris
France
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 5 696 639

Beneficiaries (2)

INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA SANTE ET DE LA RECHERCHE MEDICALE
France
EU contribution
€ 5 696 639
Address
Rue De Tolbiac 101
75654 Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
EU contribution
€ 4 277 808
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris
Activity type
Other