Women's Health Program
The MHHD Women’s Health Program aims to promote women’s health across the lifespan.
The program participates in activities that increase awareness of women's health issues among all Marylander’s including the public, researchers, educators, policy makers and health care professionals. The MHHD Women’s Health Program works cooperatively with other programs within DHMH to address women’s health issues.
The MHHD Women’s Health Program:
Collects and catalogues research and data, best practices, resources, and other information on women’s health disparities issues
Plans and implements outreach and educational activities
Disseminates information and advocates for women’s health throughout the state of Maryland
Provides educational materials on specific women’s health issues (limited availability)
Foster partnerships with organizations and groups such as the Maryland Commission for Women, the Women’s Health Promotion Council, Region III Offices of Women’s Health, and the federal Office on Women’s Health.
For questions or comments relating to the MHHD Women’s Health Program or to alert us of exciting news on women’s health, please contact the office.