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Put these powerful health tools in people’s hands

February 11, 2016

Every day, Hesperian receives requests from around the world for free books from people who can’t afford to buy them. From urban centers where social and economic barriers make health care inaccessible, to refugee camps where health information is scarce, and to rural villages where the nearest doctor or hospital may be hundreds of miles away. But everyone requesting a Hesperian book shares the same hope – to improve life and health for themselves, their families, and their communities.

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Nuevos recursos sobre el Zika en español y pronto, en otros idiomas

February 4, 2016

El virus Zika, transmitido por zancudos, ha alcanzado proporciones epidémicas en Brasil y está trasladándose rápidamente hacia el norte a través de centroamérica y el caribe. La Organización Mundial de la Salud ha afirmado que el Zika llegará a casi todos los países en nuestro hemisferio, excepto por las áreas más frías de Canadá y Chile.

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Zika Fact Sheets launched in English, Spanish and French, more translations underway

January 28, 2016

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Zika virus epidemic a "public health emergency of international concern," and Hesperian is working to develop emergency health materials in multiple languages to reach the people who need them most.

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