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

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Cecilia Benoit
Dena Carroll
Munaza Chaudhry
Social Science & Medicine
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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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