Sex- and gender-based analysis (SGBA) is essential in planning programs, developing policies and conducting research. The application of SGBA promotes inclusive policies, appropriate and cost-effective services and good science. SGBA is a powerful approach for highlighting health and other inequities.

See the book Rising to the Challenge: Sex- and Gender-based Analysis for Health Planning, Policy, and Research in Canada and the Sex, Gender and Equity Analyses info sheet prepared in partnership with the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction.