Rapid Response on barriers to accessing health care among transgender individuals

Lori LyonsNews

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Transgender individuals require health care that addresses their unique health concerns, including transition-related medical procedures and mental health. Poor health outcomes are disproportionately experienced by transgender individuals; these outcomes are associated with the barriers that transgender people experience when seeking care.

A new OHTN Rapid Response reviews the individual, inter-personal, organizational and societal barriers transgender people encounter when seeking care, and reviews evidence-based best practices for the care of transgender people.

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