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This special launch issue of the International Journal of Men’s Social and Community Health (IJMSCH) focuses on the role of policy in the achievement of improved outcomes in the health and well-being of men and boys. As far as possible taking a global perspective, this issue aims to analyse existing national men’s health policies, other areas of policy that impact on the health of men and boys and the role of NGOs in improving men’s and boys’ health and other relevant issues.
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