Hesperian Health Guides
Credits and Thanks
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These advance chapters of the New Where There Is No Doctor necessarily contain elements from many Hesperian materials, especially Where There Is No Doctor and A Community Guide to Environmental Health; we are indebted to the many Hesperian authors, illustrators and staff members whose efforts are reflected here.
New writing: Felix Thomson, Zena Herman, David Spero (diabetes), Paula Worby, Christine Chmielewski (eye health)
Editing: Todd Jailer, Zena Herman, Paula Worby
Editorial oversight: Sarah Shannon
Project and field-testing management: Zena Herman and Paula Worby
Design and production: Jacob Goolkasian, Rosemary Jason, Kathleen Tandy
Artists: Akiko Aoyagi Shurtleff, Joey B'Shalom, Sara Boore, Heidi Broner, Carin Cain, Barbara Carter, Regina Doyle, Victoria Francis, Jacob Goolkasian, Shu Ping Guan, Susie Gunn, Jesse Hamm, Haris Ichwan, Rosemary Jason, Anna Kallis, Joyce Knezevich, June Mehra, Gabriela Nuñez, Kate Peatman, Petra Rohr-Rovendaal, Lucy Sargeant, Chengyu Song, Ryan Sweere, Kathleen Tandy, Felix Thomson, Sarah Wallace, Lihua Wang, David Werner, Mary Ann Zapalac, Victor Zubeldía
Project support: Anastasia Gordon, Alix Pora, Briana Robertori, Dayna Stimson, Sarah Brannof, Ingrid Rosenthal
Spanish language translation and editing: Pablo Acevedo/ MigrantWord, Lori Berenson, Nayelli Castro, Roberto Chavez , Todd Jailer, Miriam Lara-Meloy, Bertha Sarmina, Kathleen Vickery,Paula Worby
All Hesperian materials are the result of a broad level of cooperation from the most dedicated health workers in the world. But these chapters would not have been possible without the generous help of a few people upon whom we leaned particularly heavily. Curt Wands-Bourdoiseau was instrumental in developing a new structure for the overall book; Kate Feibusch provided extensive, invaluable and patiently delivered medical advice; Lynne Coen, Syema Muzaffar,Michael Terry and Linda Spangler have provided incredibly helpful and detailed feedback about medicines and drug doses; Julie Cliff and Aruna Uprety were our first “Hesperian Fellows,” contributing several intensive weeks of work in Berkeley, and continuing to advise us on the approach to the content of several of these chapters.
Our work on everything from the Table of Contents to final decisions about medicines was informed by insightful critiques and comments received from:
Bill Affolter, Julia Albright, Julie Aldrich, Nadeem Al-Duaij, Casimir Alfred, Kokaale Amissah-Aidoo, Ravi Arole, Shobna Arole, Abhay Bang, Rani Bang, Francoise Barten, Stephen Bartlett, Alessandra Bazzano, Roger Benham, John Bergez, Shilpa Bhatte, Deborah Bickel, Carolyn Blayney, Ned Breslin, Gene Bukhman, August Burns, Mae Hazel Calimbas, Pascal Cassan, Alejandro Ceron, Loretta Charles, Samir Chaudhuri, Zafrullah Chowdhury, Emily Churchman, Jeff Conant, Matthew Craven, Peg Cumberland, Sharena Curley, Gopal Dabade, Rajat Das, Della Dash, Junice Demeterio-Melgar, Murray Dickson, Gerri Dickson, Brian Dominick, Mary Dunbar, Monica Dyer, Patience Ekeocha, Susan Emrich, John Emrich, Pam Fadem, Abdul Muhsen Abu Fannouneh, Ann Farbman, Peter Fasan, Caly Fernandez, David Flood, Allen Foster, Paul Freeman, Edith Freidman, Tom Gabriel, Fe Garcia, Connie Gates, Bette Gebrian, Clare Gilbert, Domenica Giovannini, Anna Giske, Jason Goldman, Ted Greiner, Rachel Grinstein, Arun Gupta, May Haddad, Mona Haidar, Larry Heifetz, Pegi Henderson, Ann Hirschman, Christopher Holmgren, Tim Holtz, Khamseng Homdouangxay, Pascal Ilegems, Andrea Irvin, Zahra Ismail, Ellen Israel, Ghassan Issa, Carol Jabari, Yogesh Jain, Kathy Jobe, Prem John, Hari John, Katherine Jones, Ariana Jostad-Laswell, Uma Kandalaeva, Jenn Kasper, Jordan Kasselow, David Katusabe, Grace Keller, Nathan Kemalyan, George Kent, Sasha Kramer, Carolyn Kruger, Miriam Lara-Meloy, Cale Layton, David LeCount, Howard Lee, David Levinson, Brian Linde, Josh Litwin, Michelle Loya-Talamantes, Max Luna, Erica Mackey, Duncan Mara, Gwewasang Martin, Jane Maxwell, Susan McCallister, Marianne McLaughlin, Judiann McNulty, Joseph Michon, Shabir Moosa, Claudia Morrissey, Baijayanta Mukhopadhyay, Dan Murphy, Sherry Nadworny, Julia Nakad, Esther Nakkazi, Siddharth Narendran, David Narita, Korshie Nazzar, Meira Neggaz, Shailes Neupane, Matthew Nicasio, Cliff O'Callahan, Raymond Okechukwu, Davide Olchini, Aaron Pardini, Henry Perry, Hien Phimmachanh, Georgina Phillips, Lesley Phillips, Scott Pike, Noela Prasad, Dhivya Ramasamy, Gita Ramaswamy, Ken Rankin, John Roark, Betsy Rodriquez, Hamidullah Saljuqi, Lysa Samuel, Mary Sandasi, Rebekkah Schear, Tod Schimelpfenig, Angela Schramm, Amanda Schultz, Mohammad Shahbazi, Zahra Shahbazi, Sarah Shannon, Kathy Shapiro, Bishwa Sharma, Maya Shaw, Fortunate Shija, Donna Sillan, Janeen Simon, Matthew Smith, Melissa Smith, Christine Smith, Brad Snyder, Alex Sobel, Jonathan Spector, Kiriyo Spooner, Judith Standley, Elisabeth Sterken, Diane Switzer, Shershah Syed, Susan Sykes, Aliaa Tayea, Dorothy Tegeler, Assefaw Tekeste Ghebrekidan, Chundak Tenzing, Andrea Thach, Alasana Touray, Laura Turiano, Prakash Tyagi, Constanza Vallenas, Ashok Vardhan, Christina Vernon, Kathleen Vickery, Eugenio Villar, Felicity Wales, Lily Walkover, Zoe Williams, Laura Worby, John Yudkin, Hassan Zeneddin
Field test groups:
Adele Reproductive Health Foundation, Cameroon
Aravind Eye Care System, India
Asociación Civil de Comadronas Tradicionales (ACOTCHI), Guatemala
Asociación de Servicios Comunitarios de Salud (ASECSA), Guatemala
Association for Social and Health Advancement (ASHA), India
Center for Health Education, Training and Nutrition (CHETNA), India
Centre for Community Medicine and Community Medicine. Nmandi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
Centre for Education in Health and Environment (CESESMA), Nicaragua
Chiawelo Community Practice (CCP), South Africa
Climate and Development Initiatives, Uganda
Community Based Initiatives in Health, Water and Sanitation (COBIHESA), Tanzania
Comprehensive Rural Health Project, Jamkhed, India
Dejen Health Center, Ethiopia
Duk Lost Boys Clinic, South Sudan
El Equipo de Apoyo en Salud y Educación Comunitaria (EAPSEC), Mexico
Ghana Community Partnership for Health and Development, Ghana
Gonoshasthaya Kendra, Bangladesh
Grassroots Alliance for Community Education (G.R.A.C.E), Kenya
Hillside Health Care International, Belize
International Relief Development (IRD), Iraq
Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology (KCCO), Tanzania
La Asociación de Mujeres Defensoras de La Vida (AMDV), Honduras
Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), Laos
Migrant Health Promotion, USA
Patient’s Friends Society, Jerusalem
Socios en Salud, Peru
Digital Commons Contributors
Rabia Aslam, Jean Box, Reina Bridget Carney, Veronica Churchill, S M Colowick, Deanne Dale, Jesse Fineman, Saq Imtiaz, Rosemary Jason, Isaac Kreisman, Matthew Litwin, Tawnia Litwin, Eduard Meleshinsky, Maggie Palmer, Melody Segura, Julie Wright, Victor Zubeldía
We also thank the following foundations for financially supporting this project:
Arntz Family Foundation; Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Cogan Family Foundation; Conservation, Food and Health Foundation; Flora Family Foundation; Genentech; The Fred Hollows Foundation; The Kadoorie Charitable Foundation; International Foundation; Lakeshore Foundation; The Marty Tomberg Charitable Fund; Medtronic Foundation; Partnership Foundation; Peace Development Fund; Peradam Foundation; Rockefeller Foundation; United Methodist Women; The West Foundation.