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On December 14, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time, the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) Annual Meeting will kick off the ORWH 30th Anniversary Virtual Meeting Series by bringing BIRCWH Scholars and senior faculty together to share research and career experiences.
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On December 15, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time, the ORWH 30th Anniversary Scientific Symposium, titled “Advancing the Health of Women Through Science,” will feature...
On December 16, 2020, from 10:40 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time, the keynote address at the annual meeting of the Specialized Centers of Research Excellence on Sex Differences (SCORE) will be given, rounding out the ORWH 30th Anniversary Virtual Meeting Series.
ORWH is hosting three enlightening virtual meetings to celebrate 30 years of women’s health research and sex and gender studies within and beyond the NIH scientific community.
The administrative supplements support expansion of research in States that NIH has designated “IDeA States” to address important issues of women’s health, particularly maternal and infant mortality and morbidity.
Throughout the week of October 11–17, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Health (OWH) will introduce National Women’s Blood Pressure Awareness Week to increase awareness of blood pressure control for women of reproductive age.
U.S. life expectancy has decreased in recent years, a trend driven in large part by “deaths of despair”—suicides as well as fatalities related to alcohol and other drugs.
An estimated 700 women die each year in the U.S. from conditions related to or associated with pregnancy or childbirth (the highest rate among developed nations), and over 50,000 women experience severe maternal morbidity.
ORWH is now accepting applications for a Challenge Prize competition aimed at increasing gender diversity among faculty members at colleges and universities and removing barriers to the uptake of systemic institutional approaches for transformative change.
The NIH Maternal Morbidity and Mortality (MMM) web portal collects information about how women in the United States, particularly Black women, experience much higher rates of pregnancy-related injury, illness, and fatality than women in peer nations.