Protecting and Advancing Women's Health
FDA’s Office of Women’s Health was established by Congress in 1994, as part of the Office of the FDA Commissioner.
- Scientific engagement—Cross-Agency consultants for guidance, policy direction, and emerging issues.
- Funding for research and educational projects—progress understanding and application of sex and gender-specific data analysis.
- Network of over 100,000 individuals and organizations.
- Unique liaison between external entities and FDA
Office of Women's Health Overview
We disseminate our materials nationwide through outreach collaborations with partners like you.
Learn about the FDA Office of Women's Health and how you can engage with us.
Women often spend so much time helping others that they don't take time for themselves. Take time to focus on good health.
Easy-to-read publications on a variety of health topics. Download or order free copies, available in several languages.
We promote and conduct research initiatives that facilitate FDA regulatory decision-making and advance the understanding of sex differences and health conditions unique to women.
The free Office of Women's Health e-Update newsletter highlights women's health initiatives, meetings, and regulatory safety information from the FDA.
Read about our Mission, Objectives, and Leadership