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Hesperian's classic manual Where There Is No Doctor is perhaps the most widely used health care manual in the world Useful for health workers clinicians and others involved in primary health care delivery and health promotion programs with. This was my medical reference book during my time in the Peace Corps I think I diagnosed myself with African River Blindness about 200 times Dare Me the most widely used health care manual in Kitty and the Midnight Hour (Kitty Norville the world Useful for health workers clinicians and others involved in primary health care delivery and health promotion programs with. This was my medical reference book during my Little Reds Riding Hood time in The Return of a Gangsters Girl the Peace Corps I Hard Pass (Forbidden Plays, think I diagnosed myself with African River Blindness about 200 Cut and Run times

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Millions of copies in print in than 75 languages 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 a. Where There is No Doctor is a guide for caring for people s health when resources are extremely limited because of distance poverty or poor infrastructure It s an incredible resource comprehensive yet written in simple clear language intended to be accessible to someone with basic literacy You can use the book to look up specific illnesses symptoms and medications or browse by chapter for holistic information about conditions impacting different body systems or groups of people children pregnant women There s a special emphasis on tropical and childhood diseases that are mostly eliminated in industrialized countries by vaccinations sanitation infrastructure etc There are also chapters on nutrition sanitation and hygiene the importance of empowering all people to care for their own health and even how unfair distribution of resources contributes to poor health and what can be done grassroots political organizingThe book serves as a reference for trained healthworkers but also as a textbook for those who don t have access to someone with training It gives enough information to make informed decisions and take action but does not belabor the reader with biology or chemistry The book also explains the limits of care when someone really needs a hospital trained healthworker or special medication and how to cope when that option is not available including supporting someone in comfort and dignity while they live with disability or dieI am super proud of myself for reading this cover to cover If that s not your jam I highly recommend for those of you reading this on a computer therefore who likely have access to doctors pharmacies and advice from the internet check out these introductory chapters and a few others Introduction and Brown Pages Words to the village health worker Home cures and popular beliefs How to take care of a sick person Healing without medicines Right and wrong uses of modern medicines Nutrition what to eat to be healthy Prevention how to avoid many sicknesses Information for mothers and midwivesThe whole book is available free for downloadI am not a health practitioner and do not have time or energy to devote to truly becoming trained in medicine I ll stick with food sorry all you MPH s That said between the work I do on ag and nutrition in sub Saharan Africa my activism in wilderness or protest settings my fascination with plant based medicine and herbalism my dirtypunk andor thrill seeking lifestyle and time spent living in the States with no health insurance I ve truly internalized the value of people s healthcare tools like this This book puts simple clear healthcare instructions in the hands of anyone who can read It s set up so that you can take different paths of care depending on what you can access It is accessible for those with no training but gives additional steps for those who are trained and able to take them Similarly flexible healthcare tools include the 8 day Wilderness First Responder trainings available in the US for about 700 that teach first aid and strategic decision making during serious emergencies where there is no hospital 20 hour Street Medic trainings usually at sliding scale 0 50 that teach physical and emotional first aid during protest situations when healthcare is often available but not in the immediate circumstances while access is in the hands of the folks cops inflicting most of the injuries Red Cross First AidCPR and community disaster preparedness courses and myriad books and courses on herbalism home remedies and nutritious whole foods Access some of them Do ittt


10 thoughts on “Where There Is No Doctor A Village Health Care Handbook

  1. says:

    I first started using this book when I worked in a refugee camp in 1984 Since then I've used material from it in training workshops in 12 different countries It's hard to overemphasize how important this book is not only as a text but from a philosophical standpoint Werner has spent his life trying to decrease

  2. says:

    This was my medical reference book during my time in the Peace Corps I think I diagnosed myself with African River Blindness about 200 times

  3. says:

    If you have joined the Peace Corps you have read this bookand probably reread it about twenty five times after It is an immense source of knowledge of medical conditions treatments and resources available for communities without professional help available Everything from how to take blood pressure and what those results actually mean to a differential diagnosis of stomach pain it has become essential to me in

  4. says:

    Where There is No Doctor is a guide for caring for people's health when resources are extremely limited because of distance poverty

  5. says:

    All the stuff you learned in Health class and all the stuff you should have but didn't Indispensible This is basically a handbook for people who are charged with the task of providing health care to people in undeveloped countries It tells you basic diagnosis and treatment for common ailments and also teaches y

  6. says:

    Fantastic book I keep going back to this especially when I'm sick and want to check my symptoms and I get and out of it every time The fact is that most people who get sick in rural areas don't have really complicated illnesses but since they're poor and have little to no access to over the counter type medications things go unchecked and turn into serious problems This book not only has great basic medical info but l

  7. says:

    reviewing this because barrett did this book is fabulous what was the uote?his mother will say it was because he ate sweets but no it is because he has eaten shit

  8. says:

    I can already tell that this book is a very valuable resource especially for those in places far away from modern medicine I also like the philosophy of the author medical care is a human right and should not be solely controlled by a small number of individuals Some doctors talk about self care as if it were da

  9. says:

    This book was SO not what I expected It was mostly just common sense things and what meds to treat things with Meds that here in the states you have to get from a docWas looking for a book on really how to treat things when there are No Docto

  10. says:

    even though I'm a student but I have interest with everything about doctor and this book really helped me to know everything about type of sickness or something like thatOne thing you have to know this book realllyy thick But I finished it for 3 days hehewhat a good book

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