2023-07-25

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Addressing Challenges and Empowering Women Living with HIV/AIDS: A Case Study of the Centre d’Action Sida Montréal

  • Authors:
  • Annika Singh,
  • Keesha Horvat

Discrimination

Financial insecurity

Women’s Health

Mental health

HIV prevention

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  1. Annual Reports (2022-2023): Comprehensive yearly reviews detailed our activities, achievements, and challenges, providing a broader organizational context.
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Singh, A., Horvat, K. (2023). Addressing Challenges and Empowering Women Living with HIV/AIDS: A Case Study of the Centre d’Action Sida Montréal. ScienceReach. Retrieved from https://sciencereach.ca/community-publications/0qxsUN7VKrka9rgCBs4WmF

About The Organization

La mission du Centre d’Action Sida Montréal (Femmes) est d’offrir des services aux femmes infectées et affectées par le VIH/SIDA ainsi qu’aux membres de sa famille. Ces actions, priorisant les besoins particuliers des femmes, ont pour but d’augmenter leur pouvoir à déterminer la qualité de leur propre vie.

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