White House initiative to focus on women’s health research

First Lady Jill Biden and the White House Gender Policy Council will lead an initiative focused on improving women’s health research, with multiple agencies directed to deliver recommendations by the end of December. The initiative, which also will engage the private sector and philanthropic leaders, will then make investments in women’s health research, with expected areas to include research pertaining to heart attacks in women. The initiative also will strive to address health disparities and inequities in women’s health. Interested stakeholders can fill out an interest form to receive updates or provide comments. (White House news release, 11/17/23)