S.Res.242 - A resolution celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Office of Research on Women's Health at the National Institutes of Health.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Mikulski, Barbara A. [D-MD] (Introduced 08/05/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/16/2015 S.Amdt.2665 Amendment SA 2665 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.242 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (09/16/2015)
Commends the Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for its work over the past 25 years to improve and save the lives of women worldwide. Expresses that the ORWH must remain intact for this and future generations.
Recognizes that there remain striking sex and gender differences among many diseases and conditions on which the ORWH should continue to focus.
Encourages the ORWH to continue to focus on ensuring that NIH supports biomedical research that considers sex as a biological variable.
Encourages the NIH to continue to consult and involve the ORWH on all matters related to the influence of sex and gender on health.