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Study Finds Transgender People Face Challenges for Adequate Health Care | American Health Council

Study Finds Transgender People Face Challenges for Adequate Health Care

Study Finds Transgender People Face Challenges for Adequate Health Care - Health Council

“Millions of transgender people around the world face major challenges in getting adequate medical care despite multiple health issues, from depression to high rates of HIV, researchers say.”

“The community remains marginalized, and laws and policies denying them gender recognition make access to healthcare even more challenging, said the first of a series of papers on transgender health published in The Lancet medical journal on Friday.Studies cited in the papers showed there are an estimated 25 million transgender people globally. Transgender people suffer high rates of depression – up to 60 percent – due to stigma, discrimination and abuse, jeopardizing their physical and mental health.”

Read the full article: Transgender people face challenges for adequate health care, study finds