The upward investment trend in ‘femtech’, or solutions around women’s health including fertility, pregnancy, and screening for certain cancers, is discussed by Monique Mrazek, IFC Senior Investment Officer, in an interview with Marketplace Tech. “The objective ultimately should be to reduce cost and improve good quality of care,” said Mrazek.
Female workers make up 70 percent of the global health workforce, but Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is not always fitted for different sized bodies, posing potential problems for many frontline workers. We talked to expert leaders on the specific challenges that women face and what can be done for PPE to protect all healthcare workers, regardless of gender, body type and size.
IFC’s Women's Leadership in Private Healthcare Global Working Group, which aims to strengthen women's leadership roles in healthcare, is partnering with 17 international leading healthcare organizations to identify and address gender barriers in their field. We invite you to engage in the conversation and make an impact. Visit our site for resources to guide gender-inclusive efforts.