Sources of Educational Materials

for Health Workers Abroad

Healthlink Worldwide (formerly AHRTAG) works to improve the health of poor and vulnerable communities by strengthening the provision, use and impact of information. Healthlink Worldwide produces practical publications in printed and electronic form which reach nearly 2 million health and development workers worldwide.

Intermediate Technology (IT) is an international development agency and British registered charity which works with rural communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Its aim is to enable poor people in the South to develop and use skills and technologies which give them more control over their lives and which contribute to the sustainable development of their communities. IT Publications publishes about 30 new books per year for development and relief professionals. Over 600 titles are recommended in our catalogue Books by Post and all are available from IT Publications by mail order.

Teaching Aids at Low Cost (TALC) is a British charity which provides an excellent assortment of books, slides, videos and accessories such as child growth / health charts, baby scales, oral rehydration spoons etc. A catalougue can be obtained by mail: PO Box 49, St Albans, Herts AL1 5TX  United Kingdom  Tel: +44 (0) 1727 853869  Fax: +44 (0) 1727 853869 or Email :

Tool Books is a unique source of about 2000 practical and in-depth publications in various fields of health, development and technology transfer.

The World Health Organization Publications catalogue covers over 700 formal WHO publications organized by subject category. In addition WHO issues around 300 informal technical documents each year (identified by WHO/ prefix). Many documents are available on-line.

UNICEF produces a variety of educational materials including books, videos and reports