Where There is No Doctor: A Village Health Care Handbook

By: Werner, David

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UNIQUE ILLUSTRATED MANUAL FOR HEALTH CARE IN DEVELOPING WORLD ENVIRONMENTS FAR FROM MEDICAL FACILITIES. 9 3/4 inches tall paper covered volume, color printed covers, 403 pp, illustrated by the author, previous owner signature front flyleaf, no other marks, binding tight, very good. DAVID B. WERNER (born 1934) is author of the book Donde No Hay Doctor (Where There is No Doctor), co-founder and co-director of HealthWrights (based in Palo Alto, California) and Adjunct Associate Professor at Boston University School of Public Health, Department of International Health. A biologist and educator by training, he has worked for many years in village health care, community-based rehabilitation, and Child-to-Child health initiatives in the Third World, especially Mexico. Werner has worked in more than 50 countries, mostly developing countries, facilitating workshops, training programs, and approaches to health education for change. He has been a consultant for UNICEF, WHO, the Peace Corps, UNDP, and UN-ESCAP and various state and federal governments ranging from Mexico to India and Iran.

Title: Where There is No Doctor: A Village Health Care Handbook

Author Name: Werner, David

Categories: Medicine, Home Medicine, Home health, Anthropology,

Edition: First English edition, 1977, 14th printing

Publisher: Palo Alto, Hesperian Foundation: 1990

Seller ID: 792

Keywords: medicine; wilderness medicine; anthropology;