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Hesperian Foundation and the contributors to A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities do not assume liability for the use of information it contains. If you are not sure what to do about a problem, get advice and help from people with more experience or from local medical or health authorities.
This book provides basic information to help women with disabilities stay healthy, and will also help those who assist women with disabilities to provide good care. You can help us improve this health guide. So, if you are a woman with a disability, a caregiver, or anyone with ideas or suggestions about how to improve this book and the health of women with disabilities, please write to us. We would like to hear about your experiences and practices.
Copyright © 2007 by Hesperian Foundation. All rights reserved.
First edition: February 2007
Printed in the USA
ISBN: 978-0-942364-50-7 paper
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