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Where There Is No Doctor: A Village Health Care Handbook

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English: Web Page


The manual provides practical, easily understood information on how to diagnose, treat, and prevent common diseases. Special attention is focused on nutrition, infection and disease prevention, as well as the use of diagnostic techniques as primary ways to prevent and treat health problems.

Publisher: Hesperian Foundation
Language: English
Format: Web Page
Region: Global
Audiences: Community Health Workers/Volunteer Caregivers, General Public, Nurses
Literacy level: Medium
Topic Areas: Opportunistic Infections & Associated Conditions, Primary Care of HIV Infected & Exposed Children, Nutrition
Resource Type: Clinical Tools