Every Thursday we send out a curated newsletter on all things femtech and women’s health innovation. This is an excerpt from the latest edition. If you’d like to subscribe, you can do so at the bottom of this page.

“We have quickly seen that Malaica can have massive impact. However, it took a lot of iterations to get to a sustainable business model, something that is obviously more challenging in Sub-Saharan Africa than it may be in the US. We are excited to have laid the ground for fast future growth.” Dr. Lorraine Muluka, Malaica Co-Founder. Image: Malaica


Malaica secures $1M pre-seed round to advance maternal healthcare in Sub-Saharan Africa.

JOGO Health secures $5.5M in funding, leveraging neuroplasticity to treat chronic pain and incontinence.

Mental Health startup Meela raises €2.6M in seed funding for its patient-therapist matching platform.

Midi and Keck Medicine of USCcollaborate to expand access to expert midlife care for women.

Femtech Insider Women’s Health Research Round-up – July 7, 2024

In the Know

How Papcup Is Advancing At-Home Cervical Cancer Screening with Menstrual Blood Testing (Femtech Insider)

Menarini’s non-invasive prenatal testing technology shows high-resolution detection of fetal abnormalities (Femtech Insider)

Kidneys from Black organ donors are discarded more frequently, even when viable (Becker’s Hospital Review)

Nursing parents still have no place to pump at work. Now they’re suing. (The 19th)

Don’t pin the birth rate problem on the birth givers (The Washington Post)

Beyond PMS: A Poorly Understood Disorder Means Periods of Dispair for Some Women (KFF Health News)

Women with a common hormonal disorder have few good treatment options. Could GLP-1 drugs help? (BioPharmaDive)

Is Delaying Menopause the Key to Longevity? (The New York Times)

Who’s Hiring?

Everly Health is looking for a Product Manager, Clinical Enablement.

Flo Health is hiring a Senior UX Researcher,

Kindbody is hiring a Clinic Nurse.

Bill & Melinda Gates Medicl Research Institute is looking for a Clinical Trial Leader.

Origin is looking for a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist.

BUPA is hiring a Registered Nurse.

Pharmacy2U is looking for a Digital Designer.

Tia is looking for a Virtual RN.

Carrot Fertility is hiring a Data Scientist.

Progyny is looking for a Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis.

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