Who's receiving Public Health and Medicine Awards?

Recognition matters: only one in ten awards given to women

Rosemary Morgan, Roopa Dhatt, Kelly Muraya, Kent Buse, Asha S George , 2017

Receiving an award is an accolade. Awards validate and bring visibility, help attract funding, hasten career advancement, and can consolidate career accomplishments. Yet, in the fields of public health and medicine, few women receive them. Between seven public health and medicine awards from diverse countries, the chances of a woman receiving a prize was nine out of 100 since their inception.

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