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Promoting gender equity in the scientific and health workforce is essential to improve women’s health

Women’s health can be improved by increasing the representation of women in leadership roles in science, medicine and public health.

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C.V.M. is supported by the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development CNPq-Brazil and by the Carlos Chagas Filho Foundation for Research Support of the State of Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ).

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Vieira Machado, C., Araripe Ferreira, C. & de Souza Mendes Gomes, M.A. Promoting gender equity in the scientific and health workforce is essential to improve women’s health. Nat Med 30, 937–939 (2024).

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