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Rhode Island: Women's Forum in Rhode Island to Focus on Health Disparities

October 24, 2011

Health disparities, HIV prevention, and accessing medical care will be on the agenda at a free women's forum Thursday at the public library in Woonsocket. Stephanie Chafee, the state's first lady, is the meeting's honorary chair and will deliver a keynote address on racial disparities in HIV and STD infection rates as well as social barriers to accessing care. Host groups include AIDS Project Rhode Island, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, the Northern Rhode Island YWCA, and Sojourner House, which assists domestic violence survivors.

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