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Where Women Have No Doctor : A Health Guide for Women

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This 2006 edition features new and updated information on HIV/AIDS, including the use of antiretrovirals and preventing mother-to-child transmission, treatment of sexually transmitted infections, family planning, TB, care for women who have had after abortions, and medicines. Major topics covered include: Pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding, health concerns of women with disabilities, girls, older women and refugees, sexual health, HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections, the use of medicines in women's health, mental health, the politics of women's health, and rape and violence against women.

Publisher: Hesperian Foundation
Language: English
Format: PDF
Region: Global
Audiences: Community Health Workers/Volunteer Caregivers, General Public, Nurses, Physician's Assistants/Nurse Practitioners, People Living with HIV/AIDS
Literacy level: Medium
Topic Areas: Perinatal Interventions, Primary Care of HIV-Infected Women, General Care during Pregnancy, Labor, & Delivery
Resource Type: Patient & Community Education Material