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Published: 28 March 2019

544 Pages


ISBN: 9780198806653

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Setting up Community Health and Development Programmes in Low and Middle Income Settings

Fourth Edition

Edited by Ted Lankester and Nathan J. Grills

  • This title fully covers the theory and practice of community based health care in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) era
  • Written in easy-to-read English with step-by-step instructions, it is accessible to health care workers worldwide
  • Copiously illustrated, this title is a source of both information and inspiration
  • Traditionally, aid and development has been done for communities, causing dependence and side-lining of local leadership. This book takes a completely different approach which places the community in the centre
  • The focus in this book is on collaboration between all relevant parties in both identifying and solving health priorities within a community
  • This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC 4.0 International licence

New to this Edition:

  • The previous edition was written in the the Millennium Development Goals era. This edition is revised based on the current Sustainable Development Goals.
  • This edition is a more diverse and comprehensive source as the editors have added information on mental health, non communicable diseases, disability, addictions, home care and the use of ICT.
  • Increased focus on evidence based research.

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