Enabling Women to Lead in the Health Sector: It’s Time to Fix Inequality, Not Women

The COVID-19 pandemic was a stress test for the health sector, which is one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world, and also one of the largest employers of women. Women are 70% of the health and social care workforce and 90% of nurses but they are clustered into jobs that are lower paid, often unpaid, and given lower social status.                   

In a recent report by Women in Global Health, Subsidizing Global Healthwe calculated that six million workers worldwide are in fact propping up health systems with their unpaid and grossly underpaid labor. 

Read more at: https://healthpolicy-watch.news/women-lead-health-sector/

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