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An estimated 13 million deaths a year are due to avoidable environmental causes.

On #WorldHealthDay, here's evidence on the link between human & planetary health to inspire stronger, whole-of-society action ⤵️ At a climate protest, a young girl on someone's shoulders ca
Since 2016, @LancetCountdown has been tracking key indicators of the impacts of climate change on health worldwide.

The 2021 report painted a bleak picture—code red for health:

#LancetClimate21 #WorldHealthDay People in every region of the world are increasingly seeing
Extreme heat events are becoming permanent features of summer seasons worldwide.

What are the impacts on health? How can we adapt our environments to reduce related morbidity & mortality?

Find out in a Lancet Series: #WorldHealthDay
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"The importance of changing long-standing widespread attitudes about the role of women in society cannot be overstated."

This #InternationalWomensDay, leaders must make good on commitments to uphold & advance the rights of women everywhere.

#IWD2022 #LancetWomen BSIP/Universal Images Group / Getty Images
This new @IHME_UW study reveals the adverse social & economic effects of the #COVID19 pandemic on women—especially in low-resource settings & among underrepresented populations ⬇️

#IWD2022 #GenderEquity
Hard won gains towards #GenderEquality are under immense threat.

Act now before it's too late, urge @RosemaryJMorgan & colleagues in this Comment:

#IWD2022 #LancetWomen Inequities exacerbated by the pandemic are only going to wor
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Across the world, women are leading efforts to advance health and equity.

Ahead of #InternationalWomensDay, be inspired by the lives and work of women we have recently profiled ⬇️

#IWD2022 #LancetWomen
"Rani Bang's dedication has helped millions of adolescents, youth, and women take charge of their own bodies and their health."

Rani Bang—leader in women's reproductive health #IWD2022
"We all believed that we were completely objective in administering medical care. We now know that is not the case."

Sherita Hill Golden: tackling the source of health disparities #IWD2022
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📣Great NEW content featured on @TheLancet homepage - "Advancing women in science & health"

1/ Black #womeninmedicine - rising above invisibility by @onyi_eke @OnyekaOtugo @DrJessIsomMDMPH…
2/ Advancing women in healthcare leadership: systematic review of multi-sector evidence on organisational interventions by @HelenaTeede & colleagues…
Scientific medical conferences can be easily modified to improve female inclusion: a prospective study 👇🏼

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On #WomenInScience Day, we celebrate 1 year since #LancetWomen, our theme issue highlighting that #genderequity in science is not only a matter of justice & rights but is crucial to producing the best research Image
Our #LancetWomen issue raised concerns about systemic #genderbias impeding the advancement of, and equity for, women within the fields of science, medicine, & global health #womeninSTEM Image
Watch: Recording of London #LancetWomen launch event

Hear from our keynote speaker @CCriadoPerez as well as Editors @richardhorton1 @jocalynclark @DrZucc, authors & experts incl @feminineupheave @GeordanShannon @EdWhiting1 @hwitteman @ImogenRCoePhD

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Today, The Lancet Group announce a new Diversity Pledge expressing our commitment to increasing representation of women and colleagues from low-income and middle-income countries among our editorial advisers, peer reviewers & authors #DiversityandInclusion Image
Our new No All-Male Panel (#Manel) Policy acknowledges the traditional predominance of male speakers, which excludes the full breadth of available expertise and opinion #NoManels Image
6 months ago today, we published #LancetWomen, a theme issue that raised concerns about systemic #genderbias impeding the advancement of, and equity for, women within the fields of science, medicine, & global health #womeninSTEM Image
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