Women's Health: A New Global Agenda

10 February 2016

Portrait of Professor Robyn Norton

with Professor Robyn Norton
Professor of Global Health

Oxford Martin Senior Alumni FellowRobyn Norton is co-founder and Principal Director of The George Institute for Global Health, a not-for-profit medical research institute that aims to increase the provision of safe, effective and affordable healthcar...

The latest policy paper from the Oxford Martin School - ‘Women’s Health: A New Global Agenda’ – calls for global and national women’s health strategies to focus on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which kill more than 18 million women a year worldwide.

Professor Robyn Norton and colleagues discuss why the focus on women's healthcare needs to move from sexual and reproductive health to NCDs, the biggest killer of women in all but the world's poorest countries.