The simple and engaging information and activities in Helping Children Who Are Blind enable family members and teaching professionals to help children with vision problems reach their fullest potential. This book is part of Hesperian’s Early Assistance Series, which contains essential information for children with hearing and vision problems. Also available in French and Spanish.
This selected material from Hesperian's Community Guide to Environmental Health offers 48 pages of information on basic sanitation and hygiene, including instructions on building safe, affordable, environmentally-friendly sanitation systems, as well as learning activities to help communities understand and prevent sanitation-related health problems. Also available in Spanish and French.
This selected material from Hesperian's Community Guide to Environmental Health provides detailed information about pesticides and addresses how to treat people in pesticide emergencies and reduce harm caused by pesticides. The 37-page booklet also offers alternate pest control methods that do not use harmful chemicals. Also available in Spanish.
This selected material from Hesperian's Community Guide to Environmental Health explains how to improve drinking water sources, treat water as a right for all people, make it safe for drinking, and organize water projects to improve community health in 46 pages. Also available in Spanish and French.
The Childbirth Picture Book provides a simple and complete guide to the basics of conception, pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding. This 68-page book contains 34 pages of detailed line drawings depicting every step of the reproductive process. Also available in Spanish, French, Arabic and Urdu.
Written by a veterinarian and long-distance sailor, Where There is No Pet Doctor is designed for people traveling with pets in areas where little or no veterinary care is available. This health manual is a must-have for backwoods or international travelers, sailors, people who focus on preparedness, and anyone spending substantial time in areas lacking veterinary services.
Where There Is No Animal Doctor covers health and disease conditions for all major livestock species in one volume. Designed for livestock care where veterinary services are limited, as well as for training purposes, the books uses simple language and illustrations to explains how to prevent, recognize, control and treat a broad spectrum of animal diseases. The most trusted and widely used text on animal health internationally for more than 20 years. Also available in Spanish, French, Lao, Burmese, Tamil, Chinese.
While working in Mexico in 1982, Johan van Lengen wrote and illustrated Manual Del Arquitecto Descalzo, a comprehensive guide to building simple homes highlighting modern and traditional techniques. The Mexican government was so impressed that it bought 40,000 copies and placed one in every library in the country. Now available in English for the first time, The Barefoot Architect describes in simple language the process of building housing and providing a healthful environment.
This thought-provoking essay examines the structural inequality existing in our healthcare systems. From institutions to education to access to information, modern healthcare reinforces existing societal power dynamics in a myriad of ways. Author Mukhodpadhyay analyzes this structure, and offers methods of change that address systemic inequality and violence.
The latest edition of what remains the leading source for radical analysis in global healthcare. Combining rigorous analysis with practical policy suggestions, Global Health Watch 6 offers an accessible and compelling case for a radical new approach to healthcare across the world.
One edition of what remains the leading source for radical analysis in global healthcare. Combining rigorous analysis with practical policy suggestions, Global Health Watch 5 offers an accessible and compelling case for a radical new approach to healthcare across the world.
The Global Health Watch provides a platform for activists to share experiences, practical examples, and theoretical analyses to strengthen local, national, regional, and global campaigns towards Health for All. Global Health Watch 3 is the definitive independent source of data on global health and offers essential information for anyone working in the field.