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

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200 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 712 E
Washington, DC 20201

202-690-7650 (Voice, Office on Women's Health)
202-205-2631 (FAX, Office on Women's Health)


The Office on Women's Health (OWH), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), works to improve the health and sense of well-being of all U.S. women and girls. OWH serves as the focal point for women's health activities within HHS offices and agencies. OWH leads programs to improve women's health and collaborates across HHS and with other partners on women's health activities. OWH has a national office in Washington, DC. Ten Regional Women's Health Coordinators are located throughout the country to serve women and girls through local public health initiatives. The Office on Women's Health's (OWH) mission is to provide leadership to promote health equity for women and girls through sex/gender-specific approaches. OWH achieves its mission and vision by developing innovative programs, educating health professionals, and motivating behavior change in consumers through the dissemination of health information.

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Thu Aug 25, 2011