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Women Organized to Respond to Life-Threatening Diseases (WORLD)

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WORLD was founded in 1991 when our founder Rebecca Denison unexpectedly tested HIV positive. Rebecca was unable to find services and resources specific to women. She and a small group of positive women started a newsletter that went to 200 readers in her living room. The newsletter featured inspiring cover stories of women living with HIV as well as medical treatment information. Today that same newsletter reaches 12,000 readers in 87 nations.

We offer a variety of services, a few which are specific to women in the Bay Area and others that are inclusive of women throughout the state.

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414 13th Street, 2nd Floor
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: 510.986.0340
Fax: 510.986.0341

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