The most widely-used manual for health workers, educators, and others involved in primary care and health promotion around the world. Newly updated in May 2023 to include the latest information on burn treatment, family planning, sexually transmitted infections, epilepsy treatment vaccination, treating and preventing malaria and HIV, and COVID-19. Also available in Spanish, Portuguese, Kreyol, Urdu, and Bambara.
Helping Children Live with HIV is a new, innovative community health guide, designed to empower families and communities affected by HIV in their efforts to support children’s well-being and healthy development. Richly illustrated, filled with unique stories and practical advice, this resource addresses both the physical and emotional health needs of children living with HIV.
With hundreds of illustrations and clear instructions, A Community Guide to Environmental Health helps health promoters, development workers, environmental activists, and community leaders take charge of their environmental health in villages and cities alike. Also available in Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese, and Russian.
An excellent companion to Health Actions for Women, Where Women Have No Doctor combines self-help medical information with an understanding of the ways poverty, gender discrimination and cultural beliefs that harm health and limit access to care. This accessible, illustrated guide is a must-have resource for women and health care providers. Also available in Spanish, Kreyol, Lao, Nepali, Burmese, and Chinese.
Dr. Davida Coady's memoir recounts an adventurous life in international health — a journey through war zones, refugee camps, urban slums and remote villages in over 30 countries. In the US, she established immigrant and farmworker clinics, and substance use recovery programs. Dr. Coady relates an inspirational life, driven by the motto: The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number of People.
Recruiting the Heart, Training the Brain tells the story of how Latino Health Access developed its groundbreaking promotor model of peer-to-peer outreach and education in Santa Ana, California. Facing problems such as obesity and diabetes, their strategies, advice, and accomplishments will spark hope and change throughout communities. Also available in Spanish.