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Where There Is No Doctor: A Village Health Care Handbook for Africa

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7171.1532 (Published 28 November 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1532
  1. Haroon Saloojee., community paediatrician
  1. Soweto, South Africa


    David Werner, Carol Thuman, Jane Maxwell

    Macmillan Education, £7.25, pp 446

    ISBN 0333516524

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    Chances are that if you visited a remote district hospital in a developing country you would find a well thumbed copy of Where There Is No Doctor in its library. The book is intended primarily for village health workers, but generations of doctors and medical missionaries who have worked in underresourced communities globally will vouch for its value in providing concise reliable information.

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