ADSF – Acting for Women's Health

Acting for Women's Health


Created in 2001, ADSF focuses its activities towards the most disadvantaged women for their access to gender-appropriate care and the improvement of their health according to the terms defined by the World Health Organization: physical, mental and social well-being.  

Present in Ile-de-France and Lille (since 2019), they are thus mobile teams composed of midwives and / or doctors, clinical psychologists, social workers or even women Repaires and citizens trained in health mediation who go to women in their living places (slums, social hotels, woods, street, camp, metro, train station) or welcome them, in the premises of the 18th arrondissement or the Cité des Dames in the 13th.  

The ADSF guides and accompanies the care and support provided by the French common law health system and the setting up of the care and health pathway and proposes information, screenings, the evaluation of their health status and their life pathway, as well as the products essential to their hygiene.

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women met in 2020


women referred for the establishment of a care pathway


mobile teams in 2020


hygiene kits distributed in 2020

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