Tuesday, September 29 / 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM   •   Fès 1B

Session 56:
Gender inequality, in death as in life?

Chair: Ofra Anson, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

  1. Global inequality in life expectancy among women and among men, 1970-2005Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor, World Health Organization (WHO) ; Carla AbouZahr, World Health Organization (WHO) ; Colin Douglas Mathers, World Health Organization (WHO) ; Sam Harper, McGill University ; John Lynch, University of South Australia

  2. Gender discrimination in healthcare in IndiaR. N. Pandey, Government of India ; S. K. Mukhopadhyay, Government of India

  3. Health status of Indian women: evidence from World Health Survey dataBhawna Malik, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  4. A population where men live as long as womenMichel Poulain, Université Catholique de Louvain ; Gianni Pes, Università degli Studi di Sassari ; Luisa Salaris, Université Catholique de Louvain

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