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Addressing gender imbalances in health: unique challenges for African female cardiologists

Women who are health providers face unique challenges when building their careers. Despite this, African female cardiologists should have a role in building equitable health systems and minimizing gender disparities in health care by mentoring girls and young women who aspire to a career in medicine and science.

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Mocumbi, A.O. Addressing gender imbalances in health: unique challenges for African female cardiologists. Nat Rev Cardiol 19, 709 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41569-022-00776-9

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