Where There Is No Doctorby David Werner, Carol Thuman, Jane Maxwell
Easy to read, richly illustrated, and practical, 'Where There Is No Doctor' covers a wide range of health issues from colds and the flu to serious illnesses such as
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Considered by the World Health Organization to be the most widely-used health care manual in the world, this classic title can help anyone improve their health and the health of their community.
Easy to read, richly illustrated, and practical, 'Where There Is No Doctor' covers a wide range of health issues from colds and the flu to serious illnesses such as HIV and tuberculosis; from keeping children healthy to care for the elderly; and from family planning and women's health to first aid and pharmaceutical information.. Special attention is focused on infection and disease prevention, nutrition, and diagnostic techniques as primary ways to prevent and treat health problems.
The 2015 updated edition includes a newly revised family planning chapter, new treatments for a variety of infections and illnesses including HIV, malaria, shigella, pneumonia, meningitis, diphtheria, and much more.
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Meet the Author
A biologist and educator by training, David Werner is a long-time health activist in village health care, and community-based rehabilitation. He has worked in more than 50 countries helping to facilitate health workshops and training programs, and has been a consultant for UNICEF, WHO, UNDP, and the Peace Corps, and has received awards and/or fellowships from the World Health Organization, the American Pediatric Association, the American Medical Writers Association, and the MacArthur Foundation.
Carol Thuman, RN, FNP, MS, works at the Alameda County Medical Center, specializing in women's health care.
Jane Maxwell holds a master’s degree in public health, and has additional training in both medical anthropology and journalism. Jane has worked in community-based health care settings in Mexico, Nepal, several countries in Africa, and with under-served urban communities in the United States.
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