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Key observances

Key observances

To achieve our mission, the Office on Women's Health leads a wide range of activities and programs, including the highlighting of several key observances, that inform and advance policies, educate the public and health professionals, and support innovative programs.

National Women's Health Week

OWH's annual signature health observance to encourage women to make their health a priority.

National Women's Blood Pressure Awareness Week

National Women's Blood Pressure Awareness Week (NWBPAW) is a weeklong observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office on Women's Health (OWH).

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

OWH's annual observance to shed light on the impact of HIV and AIDS on women and girls.