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    • Health of Women and Men in the Americas. Profile 2009 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2010)
      [Preface]. The information presented in this document shows that inequalities persist throughout the entire Region of the Americas—and that they are more profound in the most vulnerable groups. Despite gaps in the ...
    • Factores asociados al autorreporte del bienestar mental o emocional del hombre en Chile 

      Vidal, Carolina; Toro-Huerta, Carol (2018-12)
      [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Determinar factores asociados al bienestar mental o emocional del hombre en Chile. Métodos. Estudio analítico transversal en hombres de 15 o más años en Chile. Se utilizaron datos de la Encuesta Nacional ...
    • Salud mental de hombres mayores en Chile: una realidad por priorizar 

      Aravena, José M.; Gajardo, Jean; Saguez, Rodrigo (2018-12)
      [RESUMEN]. Los problemas de salud mental constituyen un conjunto de condiciones de alto impacto. Las personas de 60 y más años presentan vulnerabilidades particulares que aumentan el riesgo de experimentar problemas de ...
    • Prostate cancer in the Caribbean is taking down our men: access to care and changes in attitude are required 

      Adams, Rosmond (2018-12)
      Dear Editor, The high rate of mortality from prostate cancer in the Caribbean poses a huge public health challenge for the area. As we know, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are a growing challenge globally, as well as ...
    • Masculinidades inerentes à política brasileira de saúde do homem 

      Cesaro, Bruna Campos De; Santos, Helen Barbosa dos; Silva, Francisco Norberto Moreira da (2018-12)
      [RESUMO]. Problematiza-se neste artigo a incorporação da dimensão das masculinidades como fomentadora de estratégias de gestão na Política Nacional de Atenção Integral à Saúde do Homem (PNAISH) brasileira. A leitura ...
    • Salud sexual y reproductiva de hombres jóvenes en Chile: resultados de un estudio cualitativo 

      Obach, Alexandra; Sadler, Michelle; Aguayo, Francisco; Bernales, Margarita (2018-12)
      [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Describir, a partir de las percepciones de adolescentes y personal de atención de salud, las formas en que los adolescentes varones se relacionan con la atención de salud sexual y reproductiva, las ...
    • O universo masculino no domicílio: a visão dos homens acerca do Programa Melhor em Casa 

      Araújo, Jocelly Ferreira de; Freitas, Fernanda Beatriz Dantas de; Cavalcante, Joseane da Rocha Dantas; Freitas, Jucicleia Maiara da Silva; Silva, Alexandre Ernesto da; Santos, Wallison Pereira dos (2018-12)
      [RESUMO]. Objetivo. Verificar o atendimento das necessidades de saúde na perspectiva de homens usuários do programa de atenção domiciliar Melhor em Casa. Métodos. O presente estudo observacional e descritivo, com delineamento ...
    • Addressing masculinity and men’s health to advance universal health and gender equality 

      Etienne, Carissa F. (2018-12)
      Men’s health as an issue warranting specific attention has begun to attract more notice as growing evidence emerges of differential epidemiological trends between men and women (1), particularly with respect to men’s ...
    • Sou homem e pai sim! (Re)construindo a identidade masculina a partir da participação no parto 

      Braide, Andrea Stopiglia Guedes; Brilhante, Aline Veras; Arruda, Cristiani Nobre de; Mendonça, Francisco Antonio da Cruz; Caldas, Jose Manuel Peixoto; Nations, Marilyn Kay; Diógenes, Kátia Castelo Branco Machado; De Amorin, Rosendo Freitas (2018-12)
      [RESUMO]. Objetivo. Compreender como as experiências de participação ativa do homem no pré-natal e no parto influenciam a ressignificação das identidades masculinas. Métodos. Estudo de abordagem qualitativa, com análise ...
    • Accounting for physicians’ gender expectations improves men’s health medicine 

      Wentzell, Emily; Nangia, Ajay (2018-12)
      [ABSTRACT]. The field of men’s health seeks to improve men’s health outcomes by accounting for the specific ways that gender influences male health behaviors. To meet this goal, physicians must also account for the ways ...
    • Masculinities and Health in the Region of the Americas. Executive Summary 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2019-11-15)
      Life expectancy at birth has increased in the Region of the Americas in recent decades. However, women live 5.8 more years on average than men: excess mortality in men begins in adolescence and triples in early adulthood. ...
    • Masculinities and Health in the Region of the Americas 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2019-12-30)
      Masculinities and Health in the Region of the Americas describes how men’s health and well-being is a product of multiple factors, in particular the construction of masculinity. The report details how the various masculinities ...