Books for Health Education: Ghana & West Africa

 
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Books for Health Education: Ghana & West Africa

Books for Health Education: Ghana & West Africa
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Hesperian's materials are used in training midwive

Hesperian's materials are used in training midwive
Hesperian's materials are used in training midwives/traditional birth attendants in Ghana. (view small | med | large | orig)

Board games as educational tools

Board games as educational tools
Hesperian's books use popular education methods like homemade games to teach health concepts. (view small | med | large | orig)

Where Women Have No Doctor

Where Women Have No Doctor
Where Women Have No Doctor combines self-help medical information with an understanding of the ways poverty, discrimination and cultural beliefs limit women's health and access to care. Developed with community-based groups and medical experts from more than 30 countries, this is an essential resource for any woman who wants to improve her health, and for health workers who want more information about the problems that affect only women, or that affect women differently from men. (view small | med | large | orig)

Where There Is No Doctor

Where There Is No Doctor
Hesperian's classic manual, Where There Is No Doctor, is perhaps the most widely-used health care manual for those involved in primary health care delivery and health promotion programs around the world. The manual provides practical, easily understood information on how to diagnose, treat, and prevent common diseases. Special attention is focused on mutrition, infection and disease prevention, and diagnostic techniques as primary ways to prevent and treat health problems. (view small | med | large | orig)

A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities

A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities
Women with disabilities often discover that the social stigma of disability and inadequate care are greater barriers to health than the disabilities themselves. A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities will help women with disabilities overcome these barriers and improve their general health, self-esteem, and abilities to care for themselves and participate in their communities. (view small | med | large | orig)

Disabled Village Children

Disabled Village Children
Disabled Village Children contains a wealth of clear and detailed information, as well as easy-to-implement strategies for all who are concerned about the well being of children with disabilities. The book is written especially for those who live in communities with limited resources, explains how to create small community rehabilitation centers and workshops run by either disabled people or the families of children with disabilities. The illustrations help to make this book very understandable. (view small | med | large | orig)

Helping Children Who are Blind

Helping Children Who are Blind
Children develop faster during their first five years than at any other stage in their life. And while children who are not visually impaired learn to move around, communicate, and understand the world "naturally" as they interact with people and things they see, children who are blind need extra help learning how to rely on their other senses - hearing, touch, smell, and taste - to explore, learn and interact with the world around them. (view small | med | large | orig)

Where There Is No Dentist

Where There Is No Dentist
Community health workers, educators and individuals from around the world use Where There Is No Dentist to help people care for their teeth and gums. This book's broad focus makes it an invaluable resource. (view small | med | large | orig)

Helping Children Who Are Deaf

Helping Children Who Are Deaf
The second book in Hesperian's Early Assistance Series, Helping Children Who Are Deaf supports parents and other caregivers in building the communication skills of babies and young children. Packed with activities on how to foster language learning through both sign and oral approaches, this groundbreaking book explains ways to adapt activities and exercises for both a child's specific abilities and needs, and a family's unique circumstances. (view small | med | large | orig)

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Leah Uberseder

Development Associate
Berkeley, CA United States

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