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Women's Health in Women's Hands CHC

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Crisis Support
  • Health & Medicine
  • Women

Location

2 Carlton St.Suite 500Toronto, On M5B 1j3Canada Canada

Website:

http://whiwh.com

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Mandate of Women’s Health in Women’s Hands (WHIWH) Community Health Centre is to provide primary healthcare to racialized women from the African, Black, Caribbean, Latin American and South Asian communities in Toronto and surrounding municipalities. We are committed to working from an inclusive feminist, pro-choice, anti-racist, anti-oppression, and multilingual participatory framework in addressing the issue of access to healthcare for our mandated priority populations encompassing age, gender, gender identity, race, class, violence, sexual orientation, religion, culture, language, disability, immigration status and socio-economic circumstances.

Description

Women's Health In Women's Hands is a Community Health Centre for racialized women living in Toronto and surrounding municipalities. Our primary health care team of highly skilled health care professionals specialize in the health and wellness needs of racialized women and prioritizes those from African, Caribbean, Latin American and South Asian communities. Our services are fully accessible and designed to address the barriers that prevent women from being in excellent health. Our health care team consists of: Physicians, Registered Nurses, Health Educators, Health Promoters, Community Health Workers, Community Outreach Workers, Counsellors, Community Based Researchers, Nurse Practitioners, Dietitians, Mental Health Therapists, Chiropodists.

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