Journal article

Global consensus recommendations on menopause in the workplace: A European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) position statement

Margaret Rees, Johannes Bitzer, Antonio Cano, Iuliana Ceausu, Peter Chedraui, Fatih Durmusoglu, Risto Erkkola, Marije Geukes, Alan Godfrey, Dimitrios G Goulis, Amanda Griffiths, Claire Hardy, Martha Hickey, Angelica Linden Hirschberg, Myra Hunter, Ludwig Kiesel, Gavin Jack, Patrice Lopes, Gita Mishra, Henk Oosterhof Show all

MATURITAS | ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Worldwide, there are 657 million women aged 45-59 and around half contribute to the labor force during their menopausal years. There is a diversity of experience of menopause in the workplace. It is shaped not only by menopausal symptoms and context but also by the workplace environment. It affects quality of life, engagement, performance, motivation and relations with employers. AIM: To provide recommendations for employers, managers, healthcare professionals and women to make the workplace environment more menopause supportive, and to improve women's wellbeing and their ability to remain in work. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Literature review and consensus of expert opinion. SUMMAR..

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Grants

Awarded by Vice-Rectorado de Investigacion & Post-grado (VRIP) of the Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador


Funding Acknowledgements

Peter Chedraui is supported by the Sistema de Investigacion y Desarrollo (SINDE) and the Vice-Rectorado de Investigacion & Post-grado (VRIP) of the Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Ecuador, through grant No. SIU #554-56: "Evaluacion de resultantes vinculadas a la salud de la mujer en etapa reproductiva y no reproductiva: Proyecto Omega III". Neither SINDE nor VRIP have had involvement in the writing of this clinical guide.