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Welcome to Cadence Health.

We’re Knocking Down the Obstacles Between Women and the Reproductive Health Options They Want. Starting with The Pill.

We Believe in Women

The courage to hope. The resilience to persist. The determination to overcome. Every day, women everywhere face down fears, seize opportunities, beat the odds, and hustle to move ahead. They strive. They thrive. They high-five.


Women buck up, speak up, lift others up. They challenge bias. Defy norms. Crush the day-to-day, keep life flowing and make it work.

Women are capable of feats of greatness and acts of kindness. With huge effort and small gestures, they make the impossible possible, every day. They are wildly capable of making their own reproductive health decisions.

We Are Cadence Health

A powerful alliance of renowned reproductive health experts, world-class entrepreneurs, and champions of women. We are knocking down the obstacles between women and the reproductive health options they want. We’re removing unnecessary limits. And abolishing extra layers of restrictions.

Cadence Health is opening access to safe, effective, and affordable options directly to all women. Starting with The Pill.

We are taking bold action to put The Pill safely into the hands of all women – if and when they want it. Without compromise. And without a prescription. Because we believe in women.

Women face countless challenges, and still they push forward. Forward to a destiny of their own design. To a future with more possibility. More power. More hope. And more options.

Cadence Health is No Ordinary Healthcare Company

We are passionate with purpose. We are optimists and operators.  We have a bold mission and plan.

Our Values are the Foundation of Our Culture

Our Promise to All Women
All are Welcome Here

Cadence Health whole-heartedly embraces the magnificent diversity of humanity.

People of every color. Of every religion. People of every age, shape, shade and identity. Because we believe every person is capable of making their own personal health decisions.

We value, affirm, and stand beside all genders. Our intended definition of ‘women’ is inclusive, though we understand gender is fluid. We deeply appreciate—and, in fact, celebrate!—that an individual's identity might not conform to the limited binary definition of gender they were assigned at birth. We aspire to deliver a portfolio of reproductive health products to serve the full spectrum of people who wish to use them.

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Cadence Health Team

Established in 2016 in Oakland, California, Cadence Health is founded, led, and supported by an industrious team of world-class entrepreneurs, renowned reproductive physicians, and experts from the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

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Cadence Health Board

Our board of directors is comprised of visionary leaders, executives, investors, and medical professionals passionate about transforming access to reproductive health for all women.

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Partners, Allies and Investors

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Zena

We have a bold vision to bring the first combination birth control pill to anyone who wants it. It's called Zena. Zena is currently following the FDA approval process to achieve over-the-counter status.

Cadence Health in the News

The official source for updates and breaking news about Cadence Health.