Books by Other Publishers
Through our work, we find resources on health and community empowerment written by like-minded publishers. We offer these hard-to-find titles in addition to our own resources.
The Home Based Life Saving Skills (HBLSS) training manual is a family focused, community-based program that aims to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality through supporting birth preparedness and encouraging community involvement.
The Home Based Life Saving Skills (HBLSS) Large Picture Cards provides all of the illustrations found in the HBLSS training manuals, but on large, heavy-weight paper suitable for use in larger group situations. These picture cards are useful in community training meetings to illustrate important points, and are an important resource for people with limited reading skills.
This collection presents a vibrant collection of stories from the front lines of birth activist communities. The personal has once more become political, and birth workers, supporters, and doulas now find themselves at the fore of collective struggles for freedom and dignity.
America’s leading midwife, Ina May Gaskin, reminds us that the way in which women become mothers is a women's rights issue. Birth Matters is a spirited manifesta that shows us how to trust women, value birth, and reconcile modern life with a process as old as our species.
JourneyWoman is a wellness guide for Native American women that covers health issues throughout the stages of life. This resource was produced by the Women's Wellness Program at the Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest (NARA) Indian Health Clinic, an indigenous-owned and operated nonprofit in Portland, Oregon.
The stunning success of JourneyWoman: A Native Woman's Guide to Wellness led the Women's Wellness Program at the Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest (NARA) Indian Health Clinic in Portland, Oregon, to produce a companion book discussing additional health and community issues not covered in the first volume of JourneyWoman.
Donde no hay doctor para animales abarca las condiciones de salud y enfermedad para todas las principales especies de ganado en un solo volumen. Este manual fue diseñado tanto para el cuidado del ganado donde los servicios veterinarios son limitados como para las y los veterinarios y técnicos que trabajan y capacitan a las y los ganaderos. Escrito en un estilo sencillo y fácil de entender y repleto de ilustraciones claras e ilustrativas, este libro muestra cómo prevenir, reconocer, controlar y tratar una amplia gama de enfermedades que afectan a los animales. Por más de 20 años, Donde no hay doctor para animales ha sido la fuente más confiable y utilizada globalmente sobre la salud animal. También disponible en inglés.
Where There Is No Animal Doctor covers health and disease conditions for all major livestock species in one volume. The manual is designed for livestock care where veterinary services are limited, as well as for veterinarians and technicians who work with and train farmers. Written in a simple, easy-to-understand style, and full of clear, explanatory illustrations, the book explains how to prevent, recognize, control and treat a broad spectrum of animal diseases. It has been the most trusted and widely used text on animal health internationally for more than 20 years. Also available in Spanish and English.
In Abundance, Julia, a US medical doctor, flees her privileged life to deliver health care in African villages. Carl, also American, but with different experiences as a black man in the US, is an international NGO expat self-exiled in West Africa. The two come together as colleagues (and then more) as Liberia is convulsed in a brutal civil war.