The conference will provide a forum for young investigators, their mentors, and other research scientists to meet, present their research, and engage in networking activities.
The Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars, funded by NIH’s Fogarty International Center, Office of Research on Women’s Health, and other Institutes and Centers, collaborates with U.S. university partners to provide mentored global health research training opportunities in low- and middle-income countries around the world.
Historically, surgeons have treated uterovaginal prolapse by removing the uterus (called a hysterectomy) and attaching the top of the vagina to deep pelvic ligaments. Mesh hysteropexy represents an alternative treatment, does not require a hysterectomy, and uses a mesh implant similar to the one shown in the photograph to support the uterus. 
This publication, often referred to as the “biennial report,” details the NIH-wide programs and accomplishments carried out in fulfillment of ORWH's core mission.
NIH recently released a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled The Intersection of Sex and Gender Influences on Health and Disease for Research Project Grant (R01) applications on the influence and intersection of sex and gender in health and disease. This FOA encourages research across many scientific disciplines to examine how sex and gender factors intersect with health and disease.
A recent randomized clinical trial found that a procedure called mid-urethral sling surgery might help women who have both stress urinary incontinence and urgency urinary incontinence, together called mixed urinary incontinence.
A recent request for information (RFI) from ORWH invites comments and suggestions on the development of a prize recognizing institutions that have demonstrated commitment to addressing diversity and equity issues in biomedical and behavioral science departments.
The NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) has released an informational booklet on polycystic ovary/ovarian syndrome (PCOS), an endocrine disease affecting millions of women that is often missed during medical examination.

The Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) recently added over 40 funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) to its website.

The website of NIH’s National Library of Medicine (NLM) recently created an online version of the awarding-winning exhibition “Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians.”
A recent supplementary edition of Women’s Health Issues, sponsored by the Veterans Affairs (VA) Cooperative Studies Program, features research reports and commentaries on the growing number of women veterans and their unique health needs.
Dr. Clayton Answers Questions About This Common Eye Condition.

Over the past year, the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) has coordinated the development of a new 5-year plan that will set an updated agenda for expanding research on the health of women.

In a recent “Musings from the Mezzanine” blog post, Director of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, Ph.D., FAAN, FACMI, discusses a historic first: 10 women now lead NIH Institutes and Centers.

Working at NIH, I often see the amazing advancements and achievements made by the biomedical research enterprise. One recent important advance is not a scientific finding or new technology, but a strong stand on principle made by NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins.

Five goals for advancing science for the health of women.

ORWH Director Janine Clayton, M.D., and fellow ophthalmologist Claude Cowan, M.D., spoke on gout and inflammatory eye disease at the 14th Annual Kenneth Austin Rheumatology Symposium at Howard University Hospital on April 6.

On November 8 and 9, 2018, ORWH Director Janine Clayton, M.D., attended the second annual WLGH Conference, hosted by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The WLGH Conference convenes leaders from health, policy, and other sectors to discuss and promote gender equity in health leadership and thereby improve health for all.

On November 28, 2018, ORWH hosted the annual meeting of the BIRCWH program, which connects junior faculty (BIRCWH Scholars) to senior faculty mentors with shared research interest in women's health and sex-differences research.

At the 46th meeting of ACRWH on October 23, 2018, ORWH Director Janine Clayton, M.D., addressed increases in maternal mortality, decreasing life expectancies for women, and the effects of the opioid crisis on women’s health.