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FDA Office of Women’s Health

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10903 New Hampshire Avenue

Silver Spring, MD 20993

301-796-9440 (Voice),
301-847-8604 (FAX),

Internet Resources


The Food and Drug Administration Office of Women’s Health (OWH) was established by Congressional mandate in 1994. The mission of the office is to protect and advance the health of women through policy, science, and outreach and to advocate for the participation of women in clinical trials and for sex, gender, and subpopulation analyses. OWH achieves its mission by supporting scientific research and collaborating with other government agencies and national organizations to sponsor scientific and consumer outreach efforts.


The FDA Office of Women’s Health (OWH) has developed over 50 FREE publications to give women timely health information in a clear, easy-to-read format. Visit


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Date Entered: 1/1/1998
Date Edited: 3/10/2013
Date Revised: 2/1/2001
Health Referral Number: HR2841
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