• NWHN Statement on FDA’s decision on Generic Drug Labels
    December 13, 2018
    For Immediate Release Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-6240 The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network. Washington, DC — Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced their decision to withdraw the proposed rule on Supplemental Applications Proposing Labeling Changes for Approved Drugs and Biological ...
  • NWHN calls for Kavanaugh to withdraw nomination
    September 24, 2018
    For Immediate Release Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640 The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network.   Washington, DC — Yesterday, a second accuser bravely came forward with disturbing allegations of sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Today, news reports suggest that there may be ...
  • NWHN Statement on Christine Blasey Ford Speaking Out On Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegations
    September 17, 2018
    For Immediate ReleaseContact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640 The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network. In light of very credible allegations of sexual assault against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the Senate Judiciary Committee must postpone their vote until a fair, thorough, and nonpartisan investigation has ...
  • The FDA has decided not to approve the Uterine Fibroid drug, Esyma
    August 22, 2018
    For Immediate Release Contact: Cynthia Pearson, cpearson@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640, x222   The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network.   Washington, D.C. — Esmya, a drug intended to treat uterine fibroids, was turned down by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in a decision announced by Allergan, the U.S. ...
  • NWHN Applauds Approval of New Contraceptive
    August 10, 2018
    For Immediate Release Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640 National Women’s Health Network Applauds Approval of New Contraceptive   Washington, D.C. — Today the FDA approved Annovera, a new vaginal ring contraceptive system that provides protection against pregnancy for up to one year. “We’re excited that there’s a new contraceptive option that is not only long-lasting, but can ...
  • NWHN Statement on Halt of Essure Sales in the U.S.
    July 20, 2018
    The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network The National Women’s Health Network supports women advocating for the health care they need, including contraception and other reproductive health services. Safe and effective contraception, including permanent contraception, is an essential component of women’s health and economic security. ...
  • NWHN Statement on Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Resignation
    June 28, 2018
    For Immediate Release Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org  Telephone: (202) 682-2640 The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network. Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, June 27th, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his resignation thereby paving the way for the Trump-Pence Administration to solidify a conservative legacy on the Supreme ...
  • NWHN Statement on NIFLA v. Becerra
    June 26, 2018
    For Immediate Release Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640   The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network. Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, June 26, the Supreme Court of the United States turned its back on women. By ruling in favor of Crisis Pregnancy Centers in ...
  • NWHN Welcomes 7 New Members to our Board of Directors
    June 6, 2018
    For Immediate Release Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640 The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network. The National Women’s Health Network is pleased to announce that we have elected seven new members to our Board of Directors. We’d like to announce the election of Ndidiamaka Amutah ...
  • 11th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health
    May 30, 2018
    For Immediate Release: Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org Telephone: (202) 682-2640 The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network Monday, June 4th, the National Women’s Health Network will host the 11th annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health at the Whittemore House from 6-8 p.m. Each year, the Network ...