In search of a healing place: Aboriginal women in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Cecilia Benoit
Dena Carroll
Munaza Chaudhry
Publisher: 
Social Science & Medicine
Publication Date: 
2003

Discusses how the health care concerns of Aboriginal women are being met by Urban Aboriginal Health Centres. Uses a case-study approach whereby three separate focus groups were conducted with Aboriginal women who were clients of the Vancouver Native Health Society (VNHS), its sister organization, Sheway, or residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES). In Social Science & Medicine 56 (2003) 821–833.

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