policy events

SWHR hosts congressional briefings and other policy-focused events on a variety of women’s health and research-related subjects.

Attended by congressional staff, federal agency personnel, and advocacy group representatives, these events inform attendees about issues important to women’s health. SWHR’s Policy Advisory Council also meets quarterly to discuss current policies affecting women’s health and SWHR’s positions and engagement in these areas.

Upcoming Policy Events

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January 2024

Us vs. HPV Week

Hosted by AMWA

The National HPV Vaccination Roundtable's mission is to create a collaborative community dedicated to educating clinicians and the public about the HPV virus, its disease consequences, prevention, and management. Embracing participants from all walks of life and backgrounds, they are energized by the goal of “All-of-Us” working together to launch our “power-full” cancer initiative. Us vs HPV is a one-week series of webinars, social media campaigns, local events and more to promote awareness about HPV and HPV-related diseases. Organized by…

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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One event on January 23, 2024 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 24, 2024 at 10:00 am

One event on January 25, 2024 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 26, 2024 at 12:00 pm

Opportunities in Women’s Health: A Fireside Chat Congressional Briefing with ORWH Director Clayton

Hosted by SWHR

During this exclusive conversation, Dr. Clayton will provide her insights into the current challenges and opportunities within women’s health. This event will also tee up Women’s Health Research Day.

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EST

Us vs. HPV Week

Hosted by AMWA

The National HPV Vaccination Roundtable's mission is to create a collaborative community dedicated to educating clinicians and the public about the HPV virus, its disease consequences, prevention, and management. Embracing participants from all walks of life and backgrounds, they are energized by the goal of “All-of-Us” working together to launch our “power-full” cancer initiative. Us vs HPV is a one-week series of webinars, social media campaigns, local events and more to promote awareness about HPV and HPV-related diseases. Organized by…

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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One event on January 23, 2024 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 24, 2024 at 10:00 am

One event on January 25, 2024 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 26, 2024 at 12:00 pm

Maternal Health Awareness Day Webinar

Hosted by American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

In this one-hour webinar, ACOG members on the front lines of the crisis will shed light on ongoing challenges facing those seeking and providing maternal and reproductive health care. Experts in maternal health will speak on navigating workforce shortages, the realities of practicing in rural or historically underserved areas, and work being done to understand the maternal mortality crisis and advocate for solutions. You’ll also hear firsthand accounts from physicians who have seen their patients denied care that they need…

January 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Us vs. HPV Week

Hosted by AMWA

The National HPV Vaccination Roundtable's mission is to create a collaborative community dedicated to educating clinicians and the public about the HPV virus, its disease consequences, prevention, and management. Embracing participants from all walks of life and backgrounds, they are energized by the goal of “All-of-Us” working together to launch our “power-full” cancer initiative. Us vs HPV is a one-week series of webinars, social media campaigns, local events and more to promote awareness about HPV and HPV-related diseases. Organized by…

January 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
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One event on January 23, 2024 at 10:00 am

One event on January 24, 2024 at 10:00 am

One event on January 25, 2024 at 10:00 am

One event on January 26, 2024 at 10:00 am

Us vs. HPV Week

Hosted by AMWA

The National HPV Vaccination Roundtable's mission is to create a collaborative community dedicated to educating clinicians and the public about the HPV virus, its disease consequences, prevention, and management. Embracing participants from all walks of life and backgrounds, they are energized by the goal of “All-of-Us” working together to launch our “power-full” cancer initiative. Us vs HPV is a one-week series of webinars, social media campaigns, local events and more to promote awareness about HPV and HPV-related diseases. Organized by…

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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One event on January 23, 2024 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 24, 2024 at 10:00 am

One event on January 25, 2024 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 26, 2024 at 12:00 pm

Informational Webinar: What’s New with the Improve Native American Health NOFOs?

Hosted by NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

The Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health (IRINAH) program was created to develop, adapt, and test the effectiveness of health-promotion and disease-prevention interventions in Native American populations. Three Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) were developed to support this program: R01, PAR-23-298; R21, PAR-23-299; and R34, PAR-23-285. Webinar goals: Explain the goals and objectives of the NOFOs Highlight what is new with the IRINAH NOFOs relative to prior IRINAH NOFOs, including the addition of an R34 mechanism and nonresponsiveness criteria…

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST

Us vs. HPV Week

Hosted by AMWA

The National HPV Vaccination Roundtable's mission is to create a collaborative community dedicated to educating clinicians and the public about the HPV virus, its disease consequences, prevention, and management. Embracing participants from all walks of life and backgrounds, they are energized by the goal of “All-of-Us” working together to launch our “power-full” cancer initiative. Us vs HPV is a one-week series of webinars, social media campaigns, local events and more to promote awareness about HPV and HPV-related diseases. Organized by…

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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One event on January 23, 2024 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 24, 2024 at 10:00 am

One event on January 25, 2024 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 26, 2024 at 12:00 pm

February 2024

THE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH INNOVATION SUMMIT 2024

Hosted by Kisaco Research

RHIS provides a platform that enables the industry to collectively improve reproductive health outcomes across both male and female sectors. Through uplifting partners, facilitating connections, and providing access to senior leaders, RHIS enables businesses to thrive. As we look forward to the 4th RHIS, we continue to uphold its commitment to meeting the essential demands of the reproductive health landscape. REGISTER

February 13 - February 14

Unveiling the Hidden Burden: Gender Disparities in Obesity Exposed

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR is convening an interdisciplinary Obesity Policy Working Group of health care providers, researchers, patients and patient advocates, and health care policy leaders for a closed, roundtable meeting in February 2024. During the roundtable, the Working Group will discuss the impact of obesity on women’s health, with an particular emphasis on the impact of obesity on cardiovascular disease, health care costs, and related health disparities. Following the roundtable, the Working Group will support SWHR in developing a call to action…

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
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