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, Regulatory, Science
The Society for Women’s Health Research provided comments to the National Institutes of Health on its Request for Information: Inviting Comments and Suggestions on a Framework for the NIH-Wide Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility. SWHR’s comments provided considerations related to women and people of color as the agency develops the comprehensive Strategic... Read more »
Policy Engagement, Regulatory
The Society for Women’s Health Research responded to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Request for Information on Strengthening Community Health Through Technology to share its perspective on how digital health technologies could be used in the future to transform community health, individual wellness, and health equity. SWHR’s comments discussed women’s... Read more »
Access, Policy Engagement, Regulatory
SWHR Provides Comments to CMS on Medicare Coverage Policy for Monoclonal Antibodies Directed Against Amyloid for the Treatment of AD
The Society for Women’s Health Research provided comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in response to its proposed National Coverage Determination decision memorandum on Medicare coverage for monoclonal antibodies directed against amyloid for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. SWHR’s comments were aimed at ensuring that CMS’ final policy enables, and does... Read more »