Women’s Health Activities
Women’s Health Science
Read selected scientific findings and publications regarding the health of women and girls.
Women’s Health Features
Working Together to Reduce Black Maternal Mortality
Black Maternal Health Week is recognized each year from April 11-17 to bring attention and action in improving Black maternal health. Everyone can play a role in working to prevent pregnancy-related deaths and improving maternal health outcomes.
Prevent Cervical Cancer
Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide. It is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women. Learn about the appropriate screening tests and the HPV vaccine to help prevent cervical cancer.
New at CDC
- Breastfeeding Report Card, United States, 2022
- Gynecologic Cancer Awareness
- Pregnancy-Related Deaths: Data from Maternal Mortality Review Committees in 36 US States, 2017–2019
- Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Resources for Prevention and Care
- Geographic Examination of COVID-19 Test Percent Positivity and Proportional Change in Cancer Screening Volume, National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
- Addressing Racial Disparities in Pregnancy-Related Deaths: An Analysis of Maternal Mortality-Related Federal Legislation, 2017–2021
- Surveillance of Hypertension Among Women of Reproductive Age: A Review of Existing Data Sources and Opportunities for Surveillance Before, During, and After Pregnancy
- Summary of Current Guidelines for Cervical Cancer Screening and Management of Abnormal Test Results: 2016–2020