Books by Hesperian Health Guides


Hesperian works with grassroots organizations and volunteers throughout the world to write, field-test, translate and produce health materials on a wide range of topics in multiple languages.



Aide aux enfants aveugles

Aide aux enfants aveugles

French translation of Helping Children Who Are Blind
Les activités simples et motivantes dans ce livre peuvent aider les parents, soignants, enseignants, agents de santé, agents de la réadaptation, et d’autres à aider un enfant ayant des problèmes de vision à développer ses capacités.
$23.95
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Le livre d'images de la naissance

Le livre d'images de la naissance

French translation of The Childbirth Picture Book
Le livre d'images de la naissance provides a simple and complete guide to the basics of conception, pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding. This 60-page book contains 34 pages of detailed line drawings depicting every step of the reproductive process. Also available in English, Spanish, Arabic and Urdu.
$8.95
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Assainissement et propreté pour un environnement sain

Assainissement et propreté pour un environnement sain

French translation of Sanitation and Cleanliness for a Healthy Environment
Containing selected chapters from Hesperian's A Community Guide to Environmental Health, this resource offers 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 English and Spanish.
$0.95
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De l’eau pour la vie

De l’eau pour la vie

French translation of Water for Life
Selected chapters from Hesperian's A Community Guide to Environmental Health, this resource 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. Also available in English and Spanish.
$0.95
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Kote Ki Pa Gen Doktè

Kote Ki Pa Gen Doktè

Kreyol translation of Where There Is No Doctor
The most widely-used manual for health workers, educators, and others involved in primary care and health promotion around the world. Newly updated in 2018 to include the latest information on medicines, mosquito-borne illnesses, vision and eye problems, contraception, and more. Also available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Urdu.
$26.95
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សកម្មភាព​ដើម្បី ​​សុខភាពស្ត្រី

សកម្មភាព​ដើម្បី ​​សុខភាពស្ត្រី

Khmer translation of Health Actions for Women
Health Actions for Women addresses the social factors that prevent women and girls from enjoying healthy lives. This guide offers proven strategies to help women and men facilitate community discussions and action, even in challenging settings where organizing for women’s health is difficult or dangerous. Also available in English, Lao, Nepali, and Spanish.
$33.95
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Health Organizing Set

Health Organizing Set

Three action-based resources that provide concrete strategies and activities for organizing for better health in your community. Topics include environmental health, women’s health and rights, and workers’ health and safety, through the three titles: A Community Guide to Environmental Health, Health Actions for Women and Workers’ Guide to Health and Safety.
Regularly $91.85 if purchased separately, this set is now $74.95 - a savings of 20%!
$74.95
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زچگی کی تصویری کتاب

زچگی کی تصویری کتاب

Urdu translation of The Childbirth Picture Book
زچگی کی تصویری کتاب حمل ٹہر نے، حمل ، زچگی اور بچے کو دودھ پلانے کے بارے میں آسان زبان میں مکمل رہنمائی فراہم کرتی ہے۔ کتاب کے67 صفحات میں سے 34 صفحات میں تصویریں دی گئی ہیں جن میں تولیدی عمل کے تمام مرحلے دکھائے گئے ہیں ۔ یہ کتاب انگریزی، اسپینش، فرانسیسی اور عربی زبانوں میں بھی دستیاب ہے۔
$8.95
ກິດຈະກໍາ ເພື່ອສຸຂະພາບແມ່ຍິງ

ກິດຈະກໍາ ເພື່ອສຸຂະພາບແມ່ຍິງ

Lao translation of Health Actions for Women
Health Actions for Women addresses the social factors that prevent women and girls from enjoying healthy lives. This guide offers proven strategies to help women and men facilitate community discussions and action, even in challenging settings where organizing for women’s health is difficult or dangerous. Also available in English, Khmer, Nepali, and Spanish.
$33.95
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De la compasion a la accion

De la compasión a la acción: Prácticas comunitarias de Latino Health Access

Spanish Translation of Recruiting the Heart, Training the Brain
De la compasión a la acción cuenta la historia de Latino Health Access y su exitoso modelo de educación y alcance comunitario liderado por promotoras y promotores de salud. Comparte innovadoras estrategias para contrarrestar los problemas de salud, como la diabetes y la obesidad, que afectan a comunidades marginadas. Un libro que inspira y motiva. También disponible en inglés.
$19.95
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महिला स्वास्थ्यः तालिम निर्देशिकाले

महिला स्वास्थ्यः तालिम निर्देशिकाले

Nepali translation of Health Actions for Women
महिला स्वास्थ्यः तालिम निर्देशिकाले महिलाहरुलाई स्वस्थ जीवन जिउन नदिने सामाजिक कारकहरुलाई सम्वोधन गर्दछ । यस निर्देशिकाले महिला स्वास्थ्यको बारेमा कार्यक्रम गर्नु कठिन एवं खतरा हुने चुनौतिपूर्ण स्थानहरुमा समेत सामूदायिक छलफल र अन्य आवश्यक कार्यहरुको सहजिकरणका लागि महिला र पुरुषहरुलाई सहयोग गर्न प्रमाणित उपायहरुको बारेमा ज्ञान दिन्छ । यो निर्देशिका English, Spanish, KhmerLao भाषाहरुमा समेत उपलब्ध छ ।
$33.95
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Yon Liv pou Saj Fanm

Yon Liv pou Saj Fanm

Haitian Kreyol translation of A Book for Midwives
Yon resous enpòtan pou saj fanm k’ap pratike yo ak pwogram fòmasyon saj fanm atravè mond lan. Liv sa a kouvri pwen esansyèl sou swen anvan, pandan, ak apre akouchman. Yon mizajou pou reflete nouvo gid OMS/ UNICEF yo pou manman ak tibebe ki fenk fèt yo. Also available in English, Spanish, French, Nepali, and Urdu.
$31.95
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