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If you or a family member have been diagnosed with HIV, you don't have to go through it alone. There's help, hope, and support available.

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Stitches, A Doll Project - In 2005 the women at the group were given a naked doll and told to dress or decorate her as they wished. When they were finished they were asked to write what their doll would say if she could talk, relating to their HIV.


There is a women's support group that meets weekly at McDowell Clinic. The McDowell Women’s Group meets every Thursday from 9:30am – 11:00am at the McDowell Healthcare Center, 1101 North Central, Phoenix. Breakfast is  provided with guest speakers and activities, women are welcome.


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Thembi is 19 and lives in the township of Khayelitsha. For the past year she has been carrying around a tape recorder and keeping an audio diary of her struggle to live with AIDS.  Check out Thembi's Blog

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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is an annual observance to recognize the impact of HIV on women and girls. Mark your calendars now for this March 10th observance. The theme is The Best Defense Is a Good Offense. Go to website

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National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day - is an annual observance that takes place on April 10 to educate the public about the impact of HIV and AIDS on young people and to highlight the work young people are doing across the country to respond to the epidemic. Advocates for Youth is the lead for planning the observance day. The NYHAAD site offers ideas, graphics and other resources to help engage youth.

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    Construction begins on new health care facility in West Valley

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