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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Policy Engagement, Science
The Society for Women's Health Research sent a letter thanking the Co-Chairs and Co-Vice Chairs of the Bipartisan Women's Caucus for their recent letter urging U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Becerra to prioritize women's heart health.
Access, Policy Engagement
The Society for Women’s Health Research submitted comments to the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) on its Methods Update: Value Assessment Framework for 2024. Within its comments, SWHR spoke on the importance of the Framework recognizing the uniqueness of each patient, ensuring clinical trial diversity, and weighing the use of certain metrics, which... Read more »
Fact Sheets, Policy Engagement, Publications
This policy brief demonstrates how federal agencies are contributing to improved health and health care for women across the lifespan and why investments in these programs and initiatives should continue to be prioritized.