Office on Women's Health - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Office on Women's Health - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services The Office on Women's Health provides national leadership & coordination to improve the health of wo Our vision is to see all women and girls achieve the best possible health.

During the early 1990's, OWH focused on developing women's health as a specialized issue for government action and attention. With women's health now firmly rooted in the national health landscape, OWH is focusing on women's health priorities to meet the sweeping demographic trends of the next century and to focus on the millions of underserved women in America. If you are looking for more information about the HHS Office on Women's Health, please visit http://womenshealth.gov.

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If you need help better understanding #anemia symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and more, download "Your Guide to Anemia" b...
12/29/2021

If you need help better understanding #anemia symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and more, download "Your Guide to Anemia" booklet here: https://go.usa.gov/xt3gy @nih_nhlbi #OWH30

If you need help better understanding #anemia symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and more, download "Your Guide to Anemia" booklet here: https://go.usa.gov/xt3gy @nih_nhlbi #OWH30

If you are trying to stay on track with your health, especially during the #holidays, try using the DASH meal plan. Lear...
12/27/2021

If you are trying to stay on track with your health, especially during the #holidays, try using the DASH meal plan. Learn more here: https://go.usa.gov/xeECG #OWH30

If you are trying to stay on track with your health, especially during the #holidays, try using the DASH meal plan. Learn more here: https://go.usa.gov/xeECG #OWH30

If you are trying to stay on track with your #health, especially during the #holidays, try using the DASH meal plan. Lea...
12/23/2021

If you are trying to stay on track with your #health, especially during the #holidays, try using the DASH meal plan. Learn more here: https://go.usa.gov/xeECG #OWH30

If you are trying to stay on track with your #health, especially during the #holidays, try using the DASH meal plan. Learn more here: https://go.usa.gov/xeECG #OWH30

Being vaccinated for #COVID19 and the seasonal #flu is a great start if you plan to share the holidays with others. If y...
12/22/2021

Being vaccinated for #COVID19 and the seasonal #flu is a great start if you plan to share the holidays with others. If you have not been #vaccinated, use this tool find a location near you: https://go.usa.gov/xeuuB #OWH30

Being vaccinated for #COVID19 and the seasonal #flu is a great start if you plan to share the holidays with others. If you have not been #vaccinated, use this tool find a location near you: https://go.usa.gov/xeuuB #OWH30

12/01/2021

HIV prevention starts with you! Keep yourself, your friends, and your loved ones healthy by getting the facts here Rightwards arrowhttps://go.usa.gov/xsUJx. We all have a role to play in HIV #prevention, regardless of your #HIV status.
#WorldAidsDay2021 #EndingHIVEpidemic #NWGHAAD

If you are interested in learning about still birth prevention and the importance of tracking fetal movement, join the c...
12/01/2021

If you are interested in learning about still birth prevention and the importance of tracking fetal movement, join the conversation tomorrow with @CounttheKicksUS @HRSAgov @HHSRegion7! Register here: https://bit.ly/3Dhk1bY

If you are interested in learning about still birth prevention and the importance of tracking fetal movement, join the conversation tomorrow with @CounttheKicksUS @HRSAgov @HHSRegion7! Register here: https://bit.ly/3Dhk1bY

We share the same goal as millions around the world—to end the HIV epidemic by 2030. It will take a global effort, and w...
12/01/2021

We share the same goal as millions around the world—to end the HIV epidemic by 2030. It will take a global effort, and we remain committed in our work to get it done.

This World AIDS Day, take a moment to read the new National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) for information on how we can work together to better coordinate our response to the HIV epidemic: https://www.hiv.gov/

We share the same goal as millions around the world—to end the HIV epidemic by 2030. It will take a global effort, and we remain committed in our work to get it done.

This World AIDS Day, take a moment to read the new National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) for information on how we can work together to better coordinate our response to the HIV epidemic: https://www.hiv.gov/

Regular #exercise and healthy meals are 🔑 to controlling your #bloodsugar. Check out these tips to make healthier eating...
11/29/2021

Regular #exercise and healthy meals are 🔑 to controlling your #bloodsugar. Check out these tips to make healthier eating choices: https://go.usa.gov/xexSk #OWH30

Regular #exercise and healthy meals are 🔑 to controlling your #bloodsugar. Check out these tips to make healthier eating choices: https://go.usa.gov/xexSk #OWH30

Sometimes the holidays can trigger #depression, especially if you are missing #family. Here is how to cope: https://go.u...
11/29/2021

Sometimes the holidays can trigger #depression, especially if you are missing #family. Here is how to cope: https://go.usa.gov/xearf

Sometimes the holidays can trigger #depression, especially if you are missing #family. Here is how to cope: https://go.usa.gov/xearf

Make sure your foods and drinks are healthy even during the holidays to help prevent health conditions. Need help incorp...
11/26/2021

Make sure your foods and drinks are healthy even during the holidays to help prevent health conditions. Need help incorporating healthier meals? Visit: https://go.usa.gov/xHQVC #OWH30

Make sure your foods and drinks are healthy even during the holidays to help prevent health conditions. Need help incorporating healthier meals? Visit: https://go.usa.gov/xHQVC #OWH30

HCPs: Ramping up for flu season? Now’s the time to protect your patients from HPV-related cancers, too! Recommend the HP...
11/24/2021

HCPs: Ramping up for flu season? Now’s the time to protect your patients from HPV-related cancers, too! Recommend the HPV vaccine when patients ages 26 and younger come in for their flu shot. For tips on talking to young adults about the vaccine, visit:
womenshealth.gov/hpvvaxnow.
#HPVvaxNOW

HCPs: Ramping up for flu season? Now’s the time to protect your patients from HPV-related cancers, too! Recommend the HPV vaccine when patients ages 26 and younger come in for their flu shot. For tips on talking to young adults about the vaccine, visit:
womenshealth.gov/hpvvaxnow.
#HPVvaxNOW

Providers: The HPV vaccine can be given on the same day as other vaccines, including COVID-19 vaccines. Make the most of...
11/19/2021

Providers: The HPV vaccine can be given on the same day as other vaccines, including COVID-19 vaccines. Make the most of every visit. Get tips on how to talk about the HPV vaccine and find more resources ⬇️.
womenshealth.gov/hpvvaxnow
#HPVvaxNOW

Providers: The HPV vaccine can be given on the same day as other vaccines, including COVID-19 vaccines. Make the most of every visit. Get tips on how to talk about the HPV vaccine and find more resources ⬇️.
womenshealth.gov/hpvvaxnow
#HPVvaxNOW

In the most recent publication of the #PublicHealthReports, articles address #COVID19 and #loneliness, specifically amon...
11/17/2021

In the most recent publication of the #PublicHealthReports, articles address #COVID19 and #loneliness, specifically among people 55+. To read these articles and more, visit: https://bit.ly/3qIJCrL & https://bit.ly/3Hwd2zh.

In the most recent publication of the #PublicHealthReports, articles address #COVID19 and #loneliness, specifically among people 55+. To read these articles and more, visit: https://bit.ly/3qIJCrL & https://bit.ly/3Hwd2zh.

Babies that are born premature and with a low birthweight can make breastfeeding challenging. Here are some things you c...
11/17/2021

Babies that are born premature and with a low birthweight can make breastfeeding challenging. Here are some things you can do to help on your breastfeeding journey: https://go.usa.gov/xexzs #OWH30

Babies that are born premature and with a low birthweight can make breastfeeding challenging. Here are some things you can do to help on your breastfeeding journey: https://go.usa.gov/xexzs #OWH30

If you haven't already, register for the informational webinar to learn about the new #EDC Challenge! Register here: htt...
11/16/2021

If you haven't already, register for the informational webinar to learn about the new #EDC Challenge! Register here: https://bit.ly/3bG4FT0. For more information about the Endocrine-Disrupting Challenge, visit: https://go.usa.gov/xeqp3 #OWH30 #EnvironmentalHealth

If you haven't already, register for the informational webinar to learn about the new #EDC Challenge! Register here: https://bit.ly/3bG4FT0. For more information about the Endocrine-Disrupting Challenge, visit: https://go.usa.gov/xeqp3 #OWH30 #EnvironmentalHealth

Join us as we continue our  breastfeeding webinar series! This Wednesday we will address "Organizational Sustainability ...
11/15/2021

Join us as we continue our breastfeeding webinar series! This Wednesday we will address "Organizational Sustainability for Breastfeeding Support in IHS Hospitals". Register for the webinar here: https://bit.ly/3DmAMTX
@HHSRegion6 @HHSRegion9 @MinorityHealth

Join us as we continue our breastfeeding webinar series! This Wednesday we will address "Organizational Sustainability for Breastfeeding Support in IHS Hospitals". Register for the webinar here: https://bit.ly/3DmAMTX
@HHSRegion6 @HHSRegion9 @MinorityHealth

#HCPs: Ramping up for flu season? Now’s the time to protect your patients from HPV-related cancers, too! Recommend the #...
11/10/2021

#HCPs: Ramping up for flu season? Now’s the time to protect your patients from HPV-related cancers, too! Recommend the #HPV #vaccine when patients ages 26 and younger come in for their #flu shot. For tips on talking to young adults about the vaccine, visit:
womenshealth.gov/hpvvaxnow.
#HPVvaxNOW

#HCPs: Ramping up for flu season? Now’s the time to protect your patients from HPV-related cancers, too! Recommend the #HPV #vaccine when patients ages 26 and younger come in for their #flu shot. For tips on talking to young adults about the vaccine, visit:
womenshealth.gov/hpvvaxnow.
#HPVvaxNOW

On 11/18 @womenshealth will host an informational webinar for the new #Postpartum Care Challenge. This challenge aims to...
11/10/2021

On 11/18 @womenshealth will host an informational webinar for the new #Postpartum Care Challenge. This challenge aims to make postpartum care equitable for all women! Register here: https://bit.ly/3q6FvFs #HealthyMoms #OWH30

On 11/18 @womenshealth will host an informational webinar for the new #Postpartum Care Challenge. This challenge aims to make postpartum care equitable for all women! Register here: https://bit.ly/3q6FvFs #HealthyMoms #OWH30

There is still time to register for the #EDC informational webinar on 11/17! Register for the webinar here: https://bit....
11/10/2021

There is still time to register for the #EDC informational webinar on 11/17! Register for the webinar here: https://bit.ly/3bG4FT0. For more information about the Endocrine-Disrupting Challenge, visit: https://go.usa.gov/xeqp3 #OWH30 #EnvironmentalHealth

There is still time to register for the #EDC informational webinar on 11/17! Register for the webinar here: https://bit.ly/3bG4FT0. For more information about the Endocrine-Disrupting Challenge, visit: https://go.usa.gov/xeqp3 #OWH30 #EnvironmentalHealth

11/10/2021

Join @womenshealth next Wednesday as we address vaccine hesitancy in communities of color! Leading this discussion is Dr. Reed Tuckson, who will share insights on how to decrease hesitancy with #COVID19. Register here: https://bit.ly/3qmlkne #WeCanDoIt #OWH30

If you are a business and need help addressing vaccine hesitancy, join us next Wednesday as Dr. Stephen Thomas of @UMDPu...
11/09/2021
Webinar Registration - Zoom

If you are a business and need help addressing vaccine hesitancy, join us next Wednesday as Dr. Stephen Thomas of @UMDPublicHealth shares insights on how to increase vaccine confidence. Register here: https://bit.ly/3F4mLLk #WeCanDoit #COVID19

📢JUST IN: More than 200+ hospitals are participating in the @HHSGov Perinatal Improvement Collaborative to improve #mate...
11/08/2021

📢JUST IN: More than 200+ hospitals are participating in the @HHSGov Perinatal Improvement Collaborative to improve #maternal and #infant health. To read the full press release visit: https://go.usa.gov/xej3s #OWH30

📢JUST IN: More than 200+ hospitals are participating in the @HHSGov Perinatal Improvement Collaborative to improve #maternal and #infant health. To read the full press release visit: https://go.usa.gov/xej3s #OWH30

Join @womenshealth on 11/17 for an informational webinar about the new #EDC challenge! Register for the webinar here: ht...
11/05/2021

Join @womenshealth on 11/17 for an informational webinar about the new #EDC challenge! Register for the webinar here: https://bit.ly/3bG4FT0. For more information about the Endocrine-Disrupting Challenge, visit: https://go.usa.gov/xeqp3 #OWH30

Join @womenshealth on 11/17 for an informational webinar about the new #EDC challenge! Register for the webinar here: https://bit.ly/3bG4FT0. For more information about the Endocrine-Disrupting Challenge, visit: https://go.usa.gov/xeqp3 #OWH30

If your organization is dedicated to making postpartum care equitable for all women check out our new postpartum challen...
11/05/2021

If your organization is dedicated to making postpartum care equitable for all women check out our new postpartum challenge https://go.usa.gov/xe28R. Join the informational webinar on 11/18, register here: https://bit.ly/3q6FvFs #HealthyMom #HealthyBaby #OWH30

If your organization is dedicated to making postpartum care equitable for all women check out our new postpartum challenge https://go.usa.gov/xe28R. Join the informational webinar on 11/18, register here: https://bit.ly/3q6FvFs #HealthyMom #HealthyBaby #OWH30

HCPs: Prevent cancer while you prevent the flu! Recommend the HPV vaccine to patients through age 26 when they come in f...
11/04/2021

HCPs: Prevent cancer while you prevent the flu! Recommend the HPV vaccine to patients through age 26 when they come in for the flu vaccine. For tips on talking to young adults about the vaccine, visit ⬇️ .
womenshealth.gov/hpvvaxnow
#HPVvaxNOW

HCPs: Prevent cancer while you prevent the flu! Recommend the HPV vaccine to patients through age 26 when they come in for the flu vaccine. For tips on talking to young adults about the vaccine, visit ⬇️ .
womenshealth.gov/hpvvaxnow
#HPVvaxNOW

Even though the #flu and common #cold share similar symptoms, flu symptoms are more severe. Check out the key difference...
11/03/2021

Even though the #flu and common #cold share similar symptoms, flu symptoms are more severe. Check out the key differences here: https://go.usa.gov/xegAr #OWH30

Even though the #flu and common #cold share similar symptoms, flu symptoms are more severe. Check out the key differences here: https://go.usa.gov/xegAr #OWH30

#DYK the best way to avoid the seasonal #flu is to be vaccinated each year? For more tips on how to best project yoursel...
11/02/2021
Practice Good Health Habits

#DYK the best way to avoid the seasonal #flu is to be vaccinated each year? For more tips on how to best project yourself against the flu, visit: https://go.usa.gov/xeYvH #OWH30

Practice good health habits to stop the spread of germs and prevent illnesses like flu.

10/30/2021

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24/7/365 confidential support is always available for mental health and substance use.
🧡 Help yourself & share to help others https://www.samhsa.gov/find-treatment #Halloween

10/30/2021

Medications for #OpioidUseDisorder can prevent and reverse overdose. They help people recover from addiction and save lives. The National Institute on Drug Abuse - NIDA infographic shows how these medications work. View, use, and share: https://go.usa.gov/xexRr #NIDAscience

We recently awarded 14 grants to reduce deaths among pregnant and post-partum women due to violence. Read more about the...
10/29/2021

We recently awarded 14 grants to reduce deaths among pregnant and post-partum women due to violence. Read more about the grants and the organizations selected here: https://go.usa.gov/xeaeZ #DVAM #OWH30

We recently awarded 14 grants to reduce deaths among pregnant and post-partum women due to violence. Read more about the grants and the organizations selected here: https://go.usa.gov/xeaeZ #DVAM #OWH30

#DYK millions of people with  mental health conditions are still able to work and live productive lives? Find out how he...
10/29/2021

#DYK millions of people with mental health conditions are still able to work and live productive lives? Find out how here: https://go.usa.gov/xMUFz

#DYK millions of people with mental health conditions are still able to work and live productive lives? Find out how here: https://go.usa.gov/xMUFz

One way to prevent your child from bullying others is talking to them about being kind and respectful to everyone, even ...
10/29/2021

One way to prevent your child from bullying others is talking to them about being kind and respectful to everyone, even people they don’t agree with. Check out more tips here: https://go.usa.gov/xeaYr #OWH30 #StopBullying

One way to prevent your child from bullying others is talking to them about being kind and respectful to everyone, even people they don’t agree with. Check out more tips here: https://go.usa.gov/xeaYr #OWH30 #StopBullying

#DYK wearing perfume or deodorants can affect your mammogram screening? For more tips on how to prepare for your mammogr...
10/29/2021

#DYK wearing perfume or deodorants can affect your mammogram screening? For more tips on how to prepare for your mammogram, visit: https://go.usa.gov/xeaY3 #OWH30 #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth

#DYK wearing perfume or deodorants can affect your mammogram screening? For more tips on how to prepare for your mammogram, visit: https://go.usa.gov/xeaY3 #OWH30 #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth

If you are ready and able to leave a domestic violent partnership, here are some resources that can help: https://go.usa...
10/28/2021

If you are ready and able to leave a domestic violent partnership, here are some resources that can help: https://go.usa.gov/xMUFx #OWH30

If you are ready and able to leave a domestic violent partnership, here are some resources that can help: https://go.usa.gov/xMUFx #OWH30

Today the @CDCgov announced a funding opportunity that will improve the barriers and gaps in HIV prevention services. Re...
10/27/2021
CDC Announces Funding Opportunity for Enhanced Surveillance of Persons with Early and Late HIV Diagnosis

Today the @CDCgov announced a funding opportunity that will improve the barriers and gaps in HIV prevention services. Read more on the @HIVGov blog here:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) for supplemental HIV surveillance activities that will improve understanding of barriers and gaps in HIV prevention services that may lead to continued HIV transmission or delayed diagnosis in the....

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