Myovant Sciences and HealthyWomen Launch Storytelling Initiative to Elevate Conversations About Menstrual Health
- Initiative to spotlight diverse, personal stories about menstruation in partnership with storytelling nonprofit The Moth
- HealthyWomen joins Female Forward Together, a cross-sector coalition committed to advancing women’s health
- Information on how to participate available on FemaleForwardTogether.com
As part of the initiative, HealthyWomen joins
TWEET THIS: “Storytelling is a powerful change agent and we are delighted to partner with HealthyWomen on this important initiative to normalize conversations about menstruation,” said
Results from a large-scale, digital insights survey conducted by founding coalition members
“For decades, we have made it our mission at HealthyWomen to educate our audience about important, timely health topics, and a significant part of our efforts has included sharing women’s personal stories,” said
The initiative aims to shed light on the impact of menstrual stigma and symptoms by sharing women’s lived experiences.
About Myovant Sciences
Myovant Sciences aspires to be the leading healthcare company focused on innovative treatments for women’s health and prostate cancer. The company’s lead product candidate is relugolix, a once-daily, oral GnRH receptor antagonist. The company has three late-stage clinical programs for relugolix in uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and prostate cancer. The company is also developing MVT-602, an oligopeptide kisspeptin-1 receptor agonist, that has completed a Phase 2a study for the treatment of female infertility as part of assisted reproduction.
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