Helping Children Who Are Deaf
Packed with activities on how to foster language learning through visual and oral approaches, this groundbreaking book explains ways to adapt activities and exercises for both a child's specific abilities and a family’s unique circumstances. 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.
Helping Children Who Are Blind
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.
The Childbirth Picture Book
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.
Diabetes: Beyond the Basics
Diabetes: Beyond the Basics is a resource for friends, neighbors and health workers who provide support for people living with diabetes, who have loved ones with diabetes, and who work to prevent new cases of diabetes in their communities. Adapted from the New Where There Is No Doctor, this 43-page booklet addresses both the physical and social issues tied to diabetes, and provides thoughtful discussion questions for health educators and self-help groups. Also available in Spanish.
Problems with the Eyes and Seeing: Beyond the Basics
Problems with the Eyes and Seeing provides simple tools to help health workers and others prevent and care for eye and vision problems in the community. It provides accessible, illustrated information on basic eye care as well as care for eye injuries, infections and emergencies. The 36-page booklet also includes a ready-to-use vision-testing chart. Also available in Spanish.
Sanitation and Cleanliness for a Healthy Environment
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.
Pesticides are Poison
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.
Water for Life
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 Greatest Good
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.
Community–Based Rehabilitation in the Bolivian Amazon
This is the story of how a community came together to make the best of its natural, human and community resources to help children with disabilities reach their maximum human potentials, leading to a stronger, more compassionate and loving community for all. Also available in Spanish.
Where There Is No Pet Doctor
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/ Handbook of Animal Health
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.