Summary: H.R.5083 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5083. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/22/1994)

Women's Health Regional Centers Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the National Institutes of Health to make grants to, or enter into contracts with, public or nonprofit private entities for the development and operation of centers to carry out specified activities regarding women's health conditions.

Requires the Director to provide for the development of five centers and to ensure that such a center is developed in each of the principal geographic regions of the United States.

Directs each center to: (1) conduct basic, clinical, and applied research and training programs for health professionals and scientists; (2) devleop curricula and model continuing education programs for training health professionals and scientists and model programs for the delivery of health services to women; (3) disseminate information to health professionals, scientists, and the public; and (4) develop, in the case of women who are in the medical profession, model programs for training such women in the skills necessary for achieving positions of leadership in such schools and in academic health centers.

Sets forth provisions regarding: (1) coordination of information; (2) structure of centers; (3) duration of support; and (4) limits on support.

Authorizes appropriations.