Women’s Health

Bayer Teams Up with MyEndosis and DoctorOnCall to Launch a Telehealth Platform for Endometriosis in Malaysia

Bayer Malaysia has teamed up with the MyEndosis, the Endometriosis Association of Malaysia and DoctorOnCall, a digital health platform by Health Digital Technologies, to launch a new telehealth platform dedicated to endometriosis. The new service will provide online consultations with OB/GYNs from DoctorOnCall, which will be free of charge for a three-month period starting this June. Bayer’s Country Division head for Singapore, Malaysia…

Health & Wellness Retailer Holland & Barrett Acquires UK-based Women’s Health Startup Parla

Holland & Barrett, a leading health and wellness retailer, has acquired women’s health startup Parla for an undisclosed amount. The company shared on LinkedIn: To achieve our vision and be the trusted partner to millions, helping people achieve their personal health and wellness goals, we’re committed to extending our support beyond retail, offering wellness solutions and services. We recently acquired Parla the first ever-virtual support…

Singapore-based Women’s Health Startup Ease Healthcare Expands to the Philippines

Ease Healthcare, a women’s health company headquartered in Singapore, expands its services to the Philippines. By combining community, education, health tracking, and telehealth into a single app, Ease empowers women with the tools and support they need to make informed decisions about their sexual, reproductive, and menstrual health and wellness.  As part of their launch activities, Ease has partnered with “It’s OK…

Women’s Health Company Tia Expands Its Offering Adding Fertility Services

Women’s health company Tia is launching fertility services that include fertility assessments, prevention-focused care as well as support for patients trying to conceive. Tia Co-founder & CEO Carolyn Witte shares: “As we look toward a post-Roe America, women’s fertility choices have taken on a whole new meaning. Like abortion, we believe that fertility care is healthcare, period, and an integral part of…

Newly Launched Impact Fund Beyond Capital Ventures Invests in Kasha’s Series A2 Bridge Round

A few years ago Eva Yazhari, General Partner at Beyond Capital Ventures (BCV) witnessed how a close relative passed away during childbirth in Tanzania. The experience stuck with her and in 2021, backed by an 11-year track record in investing, she announced the closing of BCV’s Fund I. BCV’s mission is to bring change to East Africa and India, where 1 billion…

New Report: Zocdoc Shares Women’s Health Related Healthcare Appointment Booking Trends

Healthcare marketplace Zocdoc makes it easy for people to find and book in-person or virtual care across more than 200 specialties and 12,000 insurance plans. A few days ago the company has now released its first women’s health-focused report, a comprehensive data analysis, of women’s health-related appointment booking trends. For the report Zocdoc explored how American women are engaging with healthcare professionals, and how…

Tia Partners with UCSF Health Announcing Plans to Open 10 Brick-and-Mortar Clinics in the Bay Area

Women’s health scale-up Tia has opened its first Bay Area clinic at Mission & Van Ness in San Francisco and is planning to add another nine locations in the upcoming years to serve 40,000 women. The company is also announcing a new partnership with UCSF Health. Connecting Tia’s retail-style clinics with UCSF Health’s specialty and inpatient facilities, the two aim to fill…

Femtech Startup Kiira Goes Hybrid Opening Its First Brick-and-Mortar Clinic in Los Angeles

Women’s health startup Kiira Health, backed by over $4M in venture capital is launching its first brick-and-mortar flagship location in Los Angeles. The company’s mission is to increase access to medical care and other health resources for young women. According to recent national surveys, LA County may experience a shortage of qualified OBGYNs by 2025. Currently, women in Los Angeles are experiencing 20-day average wait times for…