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Health, Illness and Medicine: Ethnographic Readings

By: Arima Mishra (ed.)

Price: $26.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033553

ISBN: 8125039783

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 328. View more info

Combating AIDS: Communication Strategies in Action

By: Arvind Singhal and Everett M. Rogers

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028693

ISBN: 076199727X

Condition: New


The purpose of this book is to synthesize critical lessons learned about effective HIV/AIDS prevention programs, emphasizing the role of communication strategies. Combating AIDS focuses on communication strategies that could mobilize political action, target high-risk groups, and overcome stigma. The authors describe and analyze advocacy strategies, culturally-engaging targeted and tailored responses, and the entertainment-education strategy, including the use of televis... View more info

State of Vaccination: The Fight Against Smallpox in Colonial Burma

By: Atsuko Naono

Price: $21.67

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031724

ISBN: 812503546X

Condition: New


Researched in both London and Burma, State of Vaccination examines how a colonial medical establishment attempted to cope with the neglect that came from being on the periphery of British India. In Burma, local medical officers often doubled up as field officers, laboratory scientists, veterinarians, and teachers to compensate for the weak reach of the colonial state and the chronic shortages of funding and staff. More autonomy was surrendered to local colonial medical o... View more info

The Social History of Health and Medicine in Colonial India

By: Biswamoy Pati and Mark Harrison (eds)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Manohar: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036109

ISBN: 0415462312

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 256. View more info

Every Trainer's Handbook (Second Edition)

By: Devendra Agochiya

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2009

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 028700

ISBN: 8132100816

Condition: New


Every Trainer’s Handbook (Second Edition) is a practical guide that takes the reader through a step-by-step process of planning, organising and delivering an effective training programme. It offers concrete suggestions and guidelines to trainers for enhancing their knowledge and competencies while simultaneously engaging them in a substantive discussion on various concepts, theories and issues related to training. This new edition of the book enlarges the scope of the... View more info

Ayurveda and Life Impressions Body Work: Seeking Our Healing Memories

By: Donald Van Howten

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 031136

ISBN: 8120815203

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 296. View more info

The Live Well Diet: The Easy Guide to Health and Weight Management

By: Dr Sarita Davare and Sanjeev Kapoor

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Popular Prakashan: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037772

ISBN: 8179917878

Condition: New


If staying healthy, staying trim, getting your body to work at its optimum has never been optional, then this is the book for you. The Live Well Diet book N sill change your concept of weight loss and dieting. The Live Well diet is a lifestyle and a remedy for better living. It's not about weight loss, it is about: Eating smart Eating many more meals per day Eating right Being active Staying hydrated through the day and ... Eating, eating, eating... View more info

Constipation: Causes & Cure: Naturally and Permanently

By: Dr. Anand Dhingra

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India, Divya Gahbh Sanskar & Anusandhan Kendra: 2012

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 037861

ISBN: 1419638696

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 73. View more info

Exploring Yoga and Cancer

By: Dr. Swami Yogapratab

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Munger, India, Yoga Publications Trust (Bihar School of Yoga): 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000251

ISBN: 81-86336-83-0

Condition: New


Exploring Yoga and Cancer applies the insights of modern medical science and yogic understanding. An in-depth analysis is provided of how cancer develops, including at the subtle levels of being, the principles supporting yogic cancer management, and how yoga practices work to help reverse and manage the effects of cancer. Part 1 explains what cancer is and how it forms, and looks at the various causes. Part 2 examines how the yoga practices work to aid those with cance... View more info

The Vital Drop: Communication to Eradicate Polio in India

By: Gitanjali Chaturvedi

Price: $18.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028691

ISBN: 817829866X

Condition: New


The Vital Drop: Communication for Polio Eradication in India explains why communication is critical in ensuring the success of public health initiatives. Since a significant outbreak of polio in the country in 2002, several innovative strategies were introduced to ensure better outreach and efficacy of the intensified pulse polio initiative. This book records the communication journey that began in 2002 through important innovations aimed at including segregated and marg... View more info

Vitamins That Heal: Natural Immunity for Better Health

By: H.K. Bakhru

Price: $1.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient Paperbacks: 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 020158

ISBN: 81-222-0224-1

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 204. Slightly rubbed cover. View more info

Principles of Health Economics

By: I. Sundar

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sarup Book Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031081

ISBN: 8176259888

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 484. View more info

Adoption of Health Technologies in India: Implications for the AIDS Vaccine

By: Indrani Gupta, Mayur Trivedi, and Subodh Kandumathan

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028695

ISBN: 0761935908

Condition: New


The effectiveness of a new health technology is judged by both its accessibility and also the extent to which it has been adopted in a particular country. With the possibility of an AIDS vaccine in the near future, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) has emphasised the need for countries to prepare well in advance for its smooth access and adoption. Reiterating IAVI`s appeal, this book ably captures the course India needs to take for the successful adoption ... View more info

Health from Nature: The Ultimate Guide to Physical and Mental Well-being

By: Jon Tillman, Dan Wolf, Kevin Hudson, and Susan Holden

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 035946

ISBN: 81-7822-246-9

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 271. View more info

Human Health: A Natural Way

By: Jonathan Keyes

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031388

ISBN: 8178221632

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 338. View more info

Strategic Issues and Challenges in Health Management

By: K.V. Ramani, Dileep Mavalankar, and Dipti Govil (eds)

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028689

ISBN: 0761936548

Condition: New


The Indian health system has a poor global ranking. A new perspective on health system planning and development is required to improve the situation and build a health system responsive to the needs of the country. Strategic Issues and Challenges in Health Management addresses these concerns while also highlighting the challenges in delivering efficient and effective health services. The book discusses health sector reforms like financing, Public-Private Partnership (PP... View more info

Times Wellness Guide

By: Kalpana Joshi and Abhilasha Aggarwal

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019613

ISBN: 81-89906-02-X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 288 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

Natural Healthcare at Home: Doctor Mum's Quick Reference Guide

By: Kathy Duerr

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2001

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 035947

ISBN: 81-7822-017-2

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 77. View more info

The Indian Spa: Ayurveda. Yoga. Wellness. Beauty

By: Kim Inglis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Singapore, Talisman Publishing Pte Ltd: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023023

ISBN: 9810593538

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 336 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

Institutions, Consultants and Transformation: Case Studies from the Development Sector

By: Lalitha Iyer and Shaibai Guharoy (eds)

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Response Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028699

ISBN: 8178298678

Condition: New


This collection of case studies captures a range of issues faced by ‘institutions in transformation?in the social development sector, as they evolve and mature. Leadership transitions, gender issues at the workplace and the challenges of large systems owning up to their development agenda are some of the themes explored. The case studies included in the book comprise narrative reports on the change processes, reflective essays by the consultants and peer reviews. Prac... View more info

Abortion in India: Ground Realities

By: Leela Visaria and Vimala Ramachandran (eds)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Routledge: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026858

ISBN: 0415424127

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 352. View more info

Keep the Doctor Away: A Simple Guide to Total Health

By: M.M. Chacko

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Cochin, India, Oyez Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022505

ISBN: 81-900456-0-1

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 197. Slightly rubbed cover. View more info

Informed Self Care

By: M.M. Kapur

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient Longman: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019982

ISBN: 81-250-1961-8

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 201. Slightly rubbed cover. View more info

Social Work and Mental Health

By: Malcolm Golightley

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rawat Publications: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031922

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 186. View more info

Healing with Qualities: The Essence of Time Therapy

By: Manuel Schoch

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, USA, Sentient Publications: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034672

ISBN: 1591810310

Condition: New


Printed Pgaes: 227. View more info

Health Policy in Britain's Model Colony: Ceylon (1900-1948)

By: Margaret Jones

Price: $23.12

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031661

ISBN: 8125027599

Condition: New


Was Western medicine a positive benefit of colonialism or one of its agents of oppression? This question has prompted a vigorous historical and political debate and is explored here in the context of the 'model' British colony of Ceylon. In this study, Margaret Jones emphasises the need for both a broad perspective and a more complex analysis. Colonial medicine is critiqued not merelyu in the political and economic context of imperialism but also against the background ... View more info

The Hospital System and Health Care: Sri Lanka, 1815-1960

By: Margaret Jones

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033854

ISBN: 8125036792

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 466 with a folding map. View more info

Reproductive Health in India: New Evidence

By: Michael A. Koenig, Shireen Jejeebhoy, John C. Cleland, and Bela Ganatra (eds)

Price: $21.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rawat Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031967

ISBN: 81-316-0104-8

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 384. View more info

Tribal Health: Studying Sexual Behaviour

By: Mohammad Akram

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rawat Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031914

ISBN: 81-316-0240-0

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 280. View more info

Western Medicine and Public Health in Colonial Bombay, 1845-1895

By: Mridula Ramanna

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031669

ISBN: 812502302X

Condition: New


The study examines the twin issues of Western medicine and public health in Bombay during the years 1845?895. The work is the first to explore in detail the complex interrelationship between government, municipality and individual philanthropists over the issues of Western medicine and public health measures. Printed Pages: 284. View more info

Mudpacks and Prozac: Experiencing Ayurvedic, Biomedical and Religious Healing

By: Murphy Halliburton

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Walnut Creek, California, USA, Left Coast Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034679

ISBN: 1598743996

Condition: New


People seeking psychiatric healing choose from an almost dizzying array of therapies-from the medicated mudpacks of Ayurveda, to the pharmacopeia of Western biomedicine, to the spiritual pathways of the world's religions. How do we choose, what do the treatments offer, and how do they cure? In Mudpacks and Prozac, Murphy Halliburton investigates the very different ways in which Western, Ayurvedic, and religious (Christian, Muslim, and Hindu) healing systems define psychi... View more info

Collector's Guide to Spas of India

By: Parineeta Sethi and Khuushboo Jain (eds)

Price: $84.95

Publisher: Exposure Media Marketing Pvt. Ltd.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033332

ISBN: 8190907506

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 232 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

The Greying of India: Population Ageing in the Context of Asia

By: Rajagopal Dhar Chakraborti

Price: $24.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028698

ISBN: 0761998020

Condition: New


This book argues cogently that India’s policymakers need to urgently take up the cause of the elderly in order to create an environment that insures them against various risks and allows them to maintain as much economic independence and self-sufficiency as possible without disturbing the intergenerational balance. The first of its kind to be based on data from the National Sample Survey Organisation and providing a global perspective, this book constitutes the most co... View more info

School Health Services in India: The Social and Economic Contexts

By: Rama V. Baru (ed.)

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028692

ISBN: 8178298732

Condition: New


While the contribution of education to health has gained recognition, the reciprocal relationship between health and education and its outcomes have not been adequately studied. This work broadens the perspective on school health in India by locating it within the epidemiological and socio-economic context of children in the school-going age group. The collection explores the social context and programmes for school health in the country, including the Mid-Day Meal (MDM)... View more info

Pathways of Empire: Circulation, Public Works and Social Space in Colonial Orissa, C. 17801-1914

By: Ravi Ahuja

Price: $27.71

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031665

ISBN: 8125035273

Condition: New


More and ‘improved?roads, railways and canals—are they ‘in the public interest?under all circumstances? Phrases like ‘public works?or ‘infrastructure?are rarely subjected to historical reflection. Colonial, nationalist and postcolonial operators have presented their transport policies as if they were informed by the needs of a ‘general public?and not shaped according to preferences of particularistic forces. Pathways of Empire moves beyond the technocratic pr... View more info

Ethnic Healing Herbs for Cold Flu and Lung Ailments

By: S K Sood et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Daya Publishing House: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036899

ISBN: 8170356911

Condition: New


The present compendium is first of its kind providing valuable data on 530 species belonging to 398 genera and 138 families of plants used by various ethnic societies of India for treating Cold, Flu and Lungs ailments; covering details of nomenclature, English, Hindi and Sanskrit names, Distribution, Part (s) used, Utilisation, Active constituents, Biological activity and the original source of Information. Over twenty photographs and seven appendices enhance the value o... View more info

Social Security for the Elderly: Experiences from South Asia

By: S. Irudaya Rajan (ed.)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Routledge: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026859

ISBN: 0415445434

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 390. View more info

Expunging Variola: The Control and Eradication of Smallpox in India, 1947-1977

By: Sanjoy Bhattacharya

Price: $26.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031659

ISBN: 8125030182

Condition: New


As a crucial component of the global smallpox eradication programme, which has been widely hailed as one of the greatest public health successes in the twentieth century, the Indian experience has some important stories to tell. Expunging Variola reveals these as it chronicles the last three decades of the anti-smallpox campaigns in India. This wide-ranging study, based on extensive archival research in India, Britain, Switzerland and the United States of America, assess... View more info

Almond Eyes Lotus Feet: Indian Traditions in Beauty and Health

By: Sharad Dwivedi and Shalini Devi Holkar

Price: $29.75

Publisher: New York, USA, Collins: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036071

ISBN: 0061246530

Condition: New


Printed pages: 269 alongwith numerous colour and b/w photographs. View more info

Discourses on Aging and Dying

By: Suhita Chopra Chatterjee, Priyadarshi Patnaik, and Vijayaraghavan Chariar (eds)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028697

ISBN: 0761936440

Condition: New


The inevitability of aging and dying doesn`t make accepting and adjusting to their truths any easier. This collection of essays probes these truths from various angles: philosophical, religious, socio-ethical and medical. Discourses on Aging and Dying is a topical book—it comes at a time when, on the one hand, the world is witnessing an increase in the percentage of the aged population, and, on the other, traditional practices of caring for the aged are being replaced ... View more info

Health and Population in South Asia: From Earliest Times to the Present

By: Sumit Guha

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Permanent Black: 2010

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 029223

ISBN: 81-7824-282-6

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 184. View more info

Modern Medicine and International Aid: Khunde Hospital, Nepal (1966-1998)

By: Susan Heydon

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029062

ISBN: 8125036970

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 379. View more info