Science must drive policy because policy drives change.
SWHR develops and champions public policy concepts that are grounded in science in order to improve women’s health.
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Access, Policy Engagement, Science
The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) recently joined Women’s Health Access Matters in calling for Congress to accelerate women’s health research, especially for diseases that disproportionately affect women. The medical research gender gap is not only a detriment to women’s health, it’s also holding back our economy. Senator Tammy Duckworth and Representative Jan Schakowsky... Read more »
Access, Policy Engagement
The Society for Women’s Health Research submitted outside witness testimony to the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee outlining the Society’s funding requests for fiscal year 2023 appropriations. READ SWHR’S TESTIMONY
Policy Engagement, Science
SWHR Responds to NIH Request for Information on Intersection of COVID-19 Pandemic and Health of Women
The Society for Women’s Health Research provided feedback to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Research on Women’s Health and NIH Coordinating Committee on Women’s Health on research gaps and opportunities to inform research priority setting at the intersection of the COVID-19 pandemic and/or post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (long COVID) and the... Read more »