Addressing Men’s Health Needs in Nepal: An Ignored Public and Clinical Health Concern
Despite men’s poorer outcomes than women in many health issues such as life expectancy, ischemic heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, traffic-related injuries, drug and alcohol abuse, etc, Nepal’s health care strategy does not have an adequately focused program to address men’s health needs. This comment aims to illustrate the differences in selected health indicators between men and women and suggest Nepal’s health sector strategy 2022-2030 should address to advance men’s health needs.
Keywords: Health policy; men’s health; Nepal
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