Introduction to GBA Plus
Applying the concepts of sex and gender
Applying sex and gender in the health sector: Mary
Mary, now 65, had a heart attack in 1996. At that time she was evaluated at a hospital, where tests were done and medication was prescribed.
Despite the treatment, Mary suffered a second heart attack in 2003.
Mary’s friend Henri, who is 62, also suffered a heart attack in 1996. He was evaluated and prescribed the same medication as Mary.
Henri has not had a second heart attack.