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Women’s Health Disrupters at the 2020 StartUp Health Festival

Last updated on October 10, 2020
Women’s Health Disrupters at the 2020 StartUp Health Festival

Health transformers from these companies will be at the 2020 StartUp Health Festival in January sharing how their work in endometriosis, menopause, fertility and maternity is eliminating the gender health gap...

"Being born a woman shouldn’t be a health risk factor. But in much of the world, it is. Achieving the Women’s Health Moonshot means widening the aperture on the definition of women’s health, focusing on issues that move beyond the current litmus test — sexual and reproductive health — to a standard of living well. This includes a women’s right to physical and mental health and wellbeing. According to the WHO, self-harm, including suicide, was the second leading cause of death globally among females, aged 15–29, in 2015. It means creating a world where individual women no longer have to shoulder the burden of advocating for themselves in order to get proper medical care, a world where they can rely on the medical system.

Meet the entrepreneurs and innovators from five StartUp Health companies that will be sharing their unique missions to eliminate the gender gap in health at the 2020 StartUp Health Festival this January (Jan 13–14) in San Francisco. While their work spans the spectrum of women’s health — from fertility and pregnancy calculators and tools to online clinics for women experiencing menopause — they are united under the Women’s Health Moonshot."

Read the full article and watch the video on Startup Health.