Browse our carefully compiled list of books and manuals related to health care practice in low and middle income countries below. Find resources relating to working with paediatrics here and culturally relevant assessments here.
Early Rehabilitation in Conflicts and Disasters
Humanity & Inclusion, in collaboration with the AO Foundation, ICRC, MSF France, CBM, Livability and the WHO, launched the world’s first educational resource for early rehabilitation in conflicts and disasters. Find the Field Handbook for free here.
Also accessible via HI's YouTube channel and Disaster Ready e-Learning course.
Disaster and Development: An Occupational Perspective
A WFOT publication to endorse and support the importance of occupational therapy and disaster preparedness.
WFOT, 2015 Disaster and Development, an occupational perspective. Churchill Livingstone ISBN-10: 0702040479
Responding to Disaster Situations: Do's and Don'ts Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals
A brief and user-friendly guide by Humanity & Inclusion for professionals responding to disaster situations. Find the guide here.
Disabled Village Children (2022 Edition)
A manual on community-based rehabilitation suitable for professionals and community workers.
Werner, D., 1987, 2022. Disabled village children: a guide for community health workers, rehabilitation workers and families. Berkley (CA): The Hesperian Foundation. ISBN 0-
Available at: https://store.hesperian.org/prod/Disabled_Village_Children.html [Accessed 15th April 2023]
Methods, aids and ideas for instructors at the village level.
Werner, D., 1982. Helping health workers learn:
A book of methods, aids and ideas for instructors at the village level. Palo Alto (CA): The Hesperian Foundation. ISBN 0-942364-10-
Available at: http://www.healthwrights.org/books/helpinghwlearn.htm [Accessed 25 February 2009].
Evaluating development and community programmes with participants.
Feuerstein, M., 1986. Partners in evaluation: Evaluating development and community programmes with participants. London & Basingstoke: Macmillan Education Ltd
A manual on how to make equipment using paper and cardboard.
Packer, B., 1995. Appropriate paper-based technology (APT): A manual. London: Intermediate Technology Publications Ltd.. 1-85339-268-5
Available at: http://practicalaction.org/practicalanswers/product_info.php?products_id=379 [Accessed 25 February 2009]
Werner, D., 1998. Nothing about us without us: developing innovative technologies for, by and with disabled persons.Palo Alto (CA): Healthwrights. 0-9655585-3-3 Available at: Disability Information Resourceshttp://www.dinf.ne.jp/doc/english/global/david/dwe001/dwe00101.html [Accessed 25 February 2009].
Occupational Therapies Without Borders
Integrating Justice with Practice
Occupational therapy practice, theory and research, from south to north, east to west. 143 authors with 67 chapters from 22 countries with contributions from Easter Island travelling Eastward to Japan
Authors: Dikaios Sakellariou and Nick Pollard
eBook ISBN: 9780702065101
eBook ISBN: 9780702065286
Paperback ISBN: 9780702059209
Published Date: 11th November 2016
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