Maine Women's Health
May 12 - 18 2013 National Women's Health Week
Although women make up over half of the U.S. population, their unique health needs have not received adequate attention in medical and public health research and practice. The health of women and girls is of particular concern because in many societies (including the U.S.) women face discrimination based on gender norms and expectations. According to the World Health Organization, women's health and the quality of health care provided to women is impacted by: read more .....
Prepared by: Department of Applied Medical Science
College of Science, Technology and Health
University of Southern Maine