HealthyWomen is the nation's leading independent, nonprofit health information source for women. Our mission is to educate women to make informed health choices for themselves and for their families. For 30 years, millions of women have turned to HealthyWomen for answers to their most personal health care questions. HealthyWomen provides objective, research-based health information reviewed by medical experts to ensure its accuracy. Consumers, health care providers, nonprofit and corporate partners and the media trust HealthyWomen as a valued and reliable health information source.

Nothing is more important to our health than access to competent and affordable care and the safety of our medicines and health care delivery practices. HealthyWomen works to educate women about health policy issues on these and other issues. We recognize the importance of clinical trials to improving women's health and we support women's health research, particularly to account for sex difference in research results. HealthyWomen advocates on behalf of women to ensure that women's health is a primary focus of policy makers and advocacy groups. Our investment in developing science-based information and our effort to incorporate perspectives reflected by advances in research and technology will further our mission to provide women with relevant and accurate health resources.

HealthyWomen . . .

Connects with women through creative programming as:

  • The leading source of medically reviewed health content on diseases, conditions and lifestyle issues for women age 35+

  • An award-winning media platform with a total of 7.4 million unique visitors in 2017

  • An inclusive, highly engaged, proactive community where women have a voice through surveys, blogs and social media

  • A health information source for more than 68,000 consumers who subscribe to HealthyWomen's e-newsletters

Keeps women's health part of the national dialogue by:

  • Raising awareness for women and decision makers about the impact health policy has on women and families

  • Educating women about the importance of participating in clinical research trials

  • Advocating funding support for women's health research and the need for sex differences research to improve women's health

Works collaboratively to help more women achieve healthier lives by:

  • Creating partnerships and alliances to highlight women's health needs and identifying actionable solutions and programming goals

  • Engaging a strong national partner network of advocacy groups, women's centers, clinics and healthcare systems to disseminate health information

  • Exploring emerging women's health issues with national thought leaders and industry

  • Encouraging dialogue between women and their health care providers

  • Optimizing social media platforms to highlight women's health issues

  • Conducting research that garners unique insight from consumers and health care professionals

Last Updated: May 13, 2020