Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Office of Women's Health
3400 Aerojet Avenue, Third Floor
El Monte, CA 91731
Phone: (626) 569-3850
Fax: (626) 288-9335
The Office of Women’s Health (OWH) was established in 1998 to improve the health status of women in Los Angeles County by providing education and promoting resources, programs, and policies that are helpful and responsive to women,
reducing health disparities, and increasing access to culturally competent, comprehensive health services.
Data, data, data -
something programs and policies cannot live without!
Click on the Data Resources tab on
the left column and
find links to
over 60 data reports, data sources, Evidence-Based
websites, and other key reports on women's
health. Information at the local,
state and national level is included in this
Summit Recommendations Implementation Program -
Over 400 women's
health stakeholders at the 2007 Women's Health Policy
recommendations to fill gaps in women's health care and
equity for multi-cultural women in Los Angeles County.
Between 2007 and
2011, county and community leaders combined forces to
recommendations, and some activities generated by the
recommendations remain ongoing.
See below for the Executive Summary and links to a
wealth of information,
currently in 3 topic areas with more to come. Included
are presentations and
resources from community dialogues, and numerous other
and evidence-based resources.
2007 Women's Health Policy Summit - Building Multicultural Women's Health: Setting an Agenda for Los Angeles
SUMMIT RECOMMENDATIONS IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAM
A collaboration of advocates, health providers, researchers, academia, and the Department of Public Health working to reduce health disparities among underserved, low-income women and women of color.