Hesperian Health Guides
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How to prevent CHOLERA|
Four page Cholera Factsheet, also available in Haitian
. Gives strategies on how to prevent, how to treat and how to make water safe for drinking. It also gives instructions for making your own home-made rehydration drink.
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.
New Where There Is No Doctor|
Important topics addressing the health concerns that today’s world is facing. As new material is developed, links in the table of contents go live. New topics and translations are added regularly to the Healthwiki and several booklets are available for purchase.
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.
Disabled Village Children|
This manual contains clear, detailed information and easy-to-implement strategies to support the well-being of children with disabilities, especially in low-resource communities.
A Book for Midwives|
Essentials of care before, during, and after birth. Updated to reflect new WHO/UNICEF guidelines for mothers and newborns.
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.
Helping Children Live with HIV|
Innovative community health guide, designed to empower families and communities affected by HIV in their efforts to support children’s well-being and healthy development.