42 U.S. Code § 299b–24a - Activities regarding women’s health
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There is established within the Office of the Director, an Office of Women’s Health and Gender-Based Research (referred to in this section as the “Office”). The Office shall be headed by a director who shall be appointed by the Director of Healthcare and Research Quality.
The official designated under subsection (a) shall—
(1) report to the Director on the current Agency level of activity regarding women’s health, across, where appropriate, age, biological, and sociocultural contexts, in all aspects of Agency work, including the development of evidence reports and clinical practice protocols and the conduct of research into patient outcomes, delivery of health care services, quality of care, and access to health care;
(2) establish short-range and long-range goals and objectives within the Agency for research important to women’s health and, as relevant and appropriate, coordinate with other appropriate offices on activities within the Agency that relate to health services and medical effectiveness research, for issues of particular concern to women;
(4) consult with health professionals, nongovernmental organizations, consumer organizations, women’s health professionals, and other individuals and groups, as appropriate, on Agency policy with regard to women; and
Source(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title IX, § 925, as added Pub. L. 111–148, title III, § 3509(e)(2),Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 534.)
A prior section 925 of act July 1, 1944, was renumbered section 926 and is classified to section 299b–25 of this title.
Another prior section 925 of act July 1, 1944, was renumbered section 945 and is classified to section 299c–4 of this title.
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