Gender, health and ageing in Fiji: a mixed methods analysis

Rebecca Dodd
Janani Shanthosh
Thomas Lung
Aporosa Rogaibau
Mai Ling Perman
Aaron Jenkins
Eric Rafai
Roslyn Poulos
Anthony B Zwi
Renu John
Anna Palagyi

Women are disadvantaged by ageing: older women are more likely than older men to suffer from ill-health, have less access to health care and suffer discrimination within the health care system. Globally, there is a dearth of health research on gender and ageing with substantial knowledge gaps in low and middle-income country contexts. Part of a wider investigation on health and ageing in Fiji, our objective was to identify and describe gendered differences in healthy ageing in this Pacific Island context. 

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September 18, 2023
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