Women's Health Care Committee, Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Annual report-2022

J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2022 Sep;48(9):2296-2303. doi: 10.1111/jog.15374. Epub 2022 Jul 24.


The Women's Health Care Committee was instituted in 2010 with the goal of improving women's health. In the current academic year, there are 6 subcommittees focusing on conducting the following surveys: (1) Current status of pregnancy-associated breast cancer in Japan; (2) Surgery for disorders of sex development; (3) Diagnosis and treatment of premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder; (4) Obstetrics and gynecology-based treatment for patients with eating disorders in Japan; (5) Multi-drug-resistant bacterial infections in the field of obstetrics and gynecology; and (6) Changing methodology of treatment of dysmenorrhea and continuing medical education. The activities of each subcommittee are detailed below. This report is based on the Japanese version of the annual report (Acta Obst Gynaec Jpn 2022;74(6): XXX-XXX).

Keywords: disorders of sex development; dysmenorrhea; eating disorders; multi-drug-resistant bacterial infections; pregnancy-associated breast cancer; premenstrual dysphoric disorder; premenstrual syndrome.

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Gynecology*
  • Humans
  • Japan
  • Obstetrics*
  • Pregnancy
  • Societies, Medical
  • Women's Health