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Asian men face higher death rate than women

1 March 2018

Speaking at the 'Difficult Dialogues' conference in Goa, India, Professor Sarah Hawkes (UCL Centre for Gender and Global Health) said men in less industrialised countries bear the biggest brunt of non-communicable illnesses. Professor Hawkes joined UCL academics, Professor David Osrin (UCL Institute for Global Health), and Professor Margaret O'Brien (UCL Institute for Education) along with a host of other leading academics and policy-makers at the conference to discuss how Indian gender constructs affect fundamental aspects of daily lives and citizenship. Read: The Times of India , More: The Hindustan Times , The Statesman, Indian Express