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4 December Christmas Alphabet

December 4th, 2012

Dr Petra

Back in the early 1970s Hesperian began publishing health guides for communities and those who care for them. Their first book has become one of the most used health texts worldwide.

Hesperian’s classic manual, Where There Is No Doctor, is perhaps the most widely-used health care manual for health workers, clinicians, and others involved in primary health care delivery and h ealth promotion programs around the world. With millions of copies in print in more than 75 languages, the manual provides practical, easily understood information on how to diagnose, treat, and prevent common injuries and illnesses. Special attention is focused on nutrition, infection and disease prevention, and diagnostic techniques as primary ways to prevent and treat health problems. This 2011 reprint features updated medicines, plus information on tuberculosis and HIV, anti-retroviral therapy, and preventing HIV in babies.

As well as this text Hesperian now have a large range of health resources in multiple languages available. I know you want to support their good work – either by giving for yourself or making a donation on behalf of a loved one.

Continuing our Advent treats to thank you for your donations and sharing information about Hesperian and their health resources, here’s today’s offering. Dickie Valentine sings ‘Christmas Alphabet’.

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