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Policy Statements

HealthyWomen is proud of our advocacy on behalf of women.

Chronic Care Issues

November 15, 2023
HealthyWomen’s Statement on the White House Initiative on Women’s Health Research Announcement

May 15, 2023
HealthyWomen's letter of support on the essential importance of HPV vaccination to cervical cancer reduction in the relaunched Cancer Moonshot effort.

October 19, 2022
HealthyWomen's comments to the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Advisory Committee hearing on its proposed market withdrawal of Makena and its five generic forms, the only class of treatments to help prevent spontaneous, recurrent preterm birth.

October 13, 2022
HealthyWomen’s letters to First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, and the Congressional members who are leading efforts to give women more access to DXA scans, to encourage them to get involved in our YesYouScan campaign.

July 20, 2022
HealthyWomen's letter to the FDA in concern over the limited options that are available for protection against COVID-19.

April 13, 2022
HealthyWomen's statement of support for Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW) to help raise awareness and amplify the voices and needs of Black mamas everywhere.

April 8, 2022
HealthyWomen’s comments to inform the CDC Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids

April 5, 2022
HealthyWomen's comment to the FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (Vrbpac) in support of the use of COVID-19 booster doses to protect Americans from COVID-19.

April 4, 2022
HealthyWomen's Statement on White House Decisions to Expand Medicaid PostPartum Coverage

October 11, 2021
HealthyWomen's Statement on Dr. Francis S. Collins' Impending Departure From the National Institutes of Health

September 29, 2021
HealthyWomen's Comments to September 29, 2021, ACIP CDC Meeting

September 21, 2021
HealthyWomen's comments to the NIH for its meeting, "Advancing NIH Research on the Health of Women: A 2021 Conference," to identify gaps in research and pitfalls in clinical practice when it comes to maternal health, chronic debilitating conditions in women and cervical cancer survival rates.

August 9, 2021
HealthyWomen's Pneumuococcal Vaccine Statement

May 10, 2021
HealthyWomen's letter in support of National Women's Health Week (NWHW)

April 9, 2021
HealthyWomen's letter in support of "Black Maternal Health Week"

March 10, 2021
Letter to Joint Arthritis Advisory Committee in support of nonaddictive treatment for chronic pain in support of nonaddictive treatment for chronic pain

February 28, 2021
HealthyWomen's Statement for Dr. Anita Gupta

October 21, 2020
HealthyWomen Statement on Proposal to Withdraw Only FDA-Approved Treatment Option for Preterm Birth

September 4, 2020
HealthyWomen's Letter to the FDA and NIH on Chronic Pain Treatment Options

August 27, 2020
HealthyWomen Statement on Uterine Fibroid Research and Education Act (SB 4397)

August 21, 2020
New American Cancer Society Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines: Statement from HealthyWomen CEO Beth Battaglino, RN-C

June 26, 2020
Statement From HealthyWomen CEO on the Trump Administration's Request to Overturn the Affordable Care Act