Hesperian Health Guides
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Workers' Guide to Health and Safety|
Shows how workers can assess their workplaces, recognize hazards, and take charge of their health and safety, especially in electronics, shoe, and garment factories. Focuses on developing actionable alternatives to hazardous conditions and organizing for improvements.
Health Actions for Women|
Provides inspiring activities, strategies, and stories that help challenge violence against women, improve access to family planning, foster safe motherhood, promote strategies for better sexual health, counteract restrictive gender roles, and improve health services for women and girls.
Advance Chapters from the New Where There Is No Doctor|
Advance chapters for the new, 21st-century edition of our hallmark publication.
Where There Is No Dentist|
This dental manual offers instructions for preventive care of teeth and gums, diagnosis and treatment of common dental problems, and oral health and HIV.
Where Women Have No Doctor|
Information to help understand, treat, and prevent health problems that affect women. Topics include reproductive health, violence, mental health, HIV, and more.
A Book for Midwives|
Essentials of care before, during, and after birth. Updated to reflect new WHO/UNICEF guidelines for mothers and newborns.
Helping Children Who Are Deaf|
Information for caregivers to foster language learning through both sign and oral approaches.
Helping Children Who Are Blind|
Activities and information for caregivers to help a child with vision problems develop all of his or her capabilities.
A Community Guide to Environmental Health|
Information, activities, and instructions for communities to take charge of their environmental health.
A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities|
Information for women with disabilities to overcome social stigma and inadequate care to improve their health and independence.