The Library

The Library has some books and book chapters. Some of the information is accessible only on-site and for registered users.  You can Login if you are IIfPHC-E RC member or create an account using a Registration Form if you are a non-member. A collection of print journals are also available on-site. 

Finding Books

Search IIfPHC-E RC library catalog by title, keyword or author to locate books and e-books.

To find a book in the Resource Center, you will need to make a note of the shelf-mark and match this to the spine of the book. Books are arranged in numerical order.

To access e-books, click the ‘full text online’ link and enter your IT username and password

IIfPHC-E RC Classification System

The IIfPHC-E Resource Center has identified subject categories for main subjects in primary health care and related materials. The subjects cataloged by the Resource Center are listed below. For detailed topics under each subject category, click here.

  • Adolescent health
  • Child health
  • Communicable diseases
  • Community health care
  • Disability and rehabilitation
  • Disaster management and emergency services
  • Diseases/disease control
  • Elder health
  • Environmental health
  • Health communication/information
    Health information technology and information management
  • Health planning and management – also see Health strategies and policies; Health sector implementation guidelines & procedures (DSpace); Health organizations (RC webpages)
  • Health promotion and education
  • Health services
  • Health workforce and training
  • Injuries
  • Medical services
  • Men’s health
  • Mental health & psycho-social services
  • Mother, newborn and child health
  • Neglected tropical diseases
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Nutrition – also see Child health; Mother, newborn & child health
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Primary health care
  • Refugee and immigrant health
  • Reproductive and sexual health
  • Rural health
  • Traditional health care and alternative therapies
  • Urban health
  • Women’s health – also see Reproductive and sexual health; Gender and development

PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

  . primary health care- general

. primary health care – Ethiopia

. primary health care – Africa

. primary health care – global perspective

COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE

. community health care – general

. health extension program – Ethiopia

. community health care/health workers – Africa

. community health care/community health workers – global perspective

DISEASES/DISEASE CONTROL

. Disease and disease control – general

 . Diagnosis and management

. Immunization – vaccine safety

. Infections control

COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

. Communicable diseases – general (infectious diseases; disease outbreaks; microbiology; virology; emerging communicable diseases;

          . Tuberculosis

. Sexually transmitted infections

. HIV/AIDS

. Hepatitis

. Water-borne diseases

. Diarrheal diseases

          . Respiratory diseases

. Parasitic diseases

. Malaria

. Polio

NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES (NCDs)

          . Non-communicable diseases- general                

          . Cancer (breast cancer; cervical; colorectal; prostate; skin; lung; oropharyngeal cancer)

          . cardiovascular diseases – heart disease; hypertension; stroke

          . congenital conditions

. diabetes – endocrinology

. rheumatism/arthritis 

. Musculoskeletal disorders

. Renal & urinary tract diseases

. Oral health/dentistry

. Vision & hearing

. Podiatric health

. Neurology

. Genetics

MENTAL HEALTH & PSYCHO-SOCIAL SERVICES

. Mental health & psycho-social services – general

. Depression and anxiety

. Substance abuse (alcohol, etc)

. Tobacco use and control

. Trauma recovery

INJURIES

For more resources on injuries, see Limb loss or impairment

. Injuries – general

. Road accidents/injuries

. Physical rehabilitation

NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES (NTDs)

          . NTDs- general 

. Eye health (Trachoma; Onchocerciasis /river blindness)

For more resources on eye health, see Visual impairment and blindness

          . Lymphatic filariasis (disability cause)

. Soil-transmitted helminthes/schistosomiasis

          . Pondoconiosis

NUTRITION

. Nutrition – general (

.Child nutrition/malnutrition

For more resources on child health, see Child health; Mother and child health

. Adolescent nutrition/malnutrition

. Adult nutrition/malnutrition

          . obesity; eating disorders; over/underweight

WOMEN’S HEALTH

For more information, see Gender-based violence

          . Women’s health – general

          . Maternal health

          For more information, see; Reproductive and sexual health

– Maternal health – general

– Maternal morbidity/mortality reduction

– Breast-feeding

          For more resource, see Child nutrition/malnutrition; Child health

– Maternal nutrition

For more resource, see Mental health and psychosocial services

CHILD HEALTH

. Child health – general

          For more resource, see Child nutrition; Diarrheal diseases; Immunization

.  Neonatal morbidity/ mortality

For more resource, see Maternal health

.  Health promotion in schools

MOTHER, NEWBORN AND CHILD HEALTH

312.1 Mother, newborn and child health – general

For more resources, see Child health; Maternal health; Reproductive and sexual health

MEN’S HEALTH

310.21 Men’s health – general

For more resource, see Mental health and psychosocial services

ADOLESCENT HEALTH

ELDER HEALTH

          . Aging

REFUGEE & IMMIGRANT HEALTH

DISASTER MANAGEMENT & EMERGENCY SERVICES

          . Emergency health services; disaster & emergency preparedness; natural disasters

REPRODUCTIVE AND SEXUAL HEALTH

          . Reproductive health and sexual health – general

          . Reproductive health/family planning

For more resource, see HIV/AIDS; Sexually transmitted infections

TRADITIONAL HEALTH CARE AND ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES

. Traditional health care & alternative therapies – general

.  Incorporating traditional healers into formal health system

DISABILITY AND REHABILIATION

. Disability and rehabilitation – general

. Social services and provisions for disabilities

. Visual impairment and blindness

For more resource, see Eye health

. Limb loss or impairment

For more resource, see Injuries

. Prosthetic limbs

. Intellectual disabilities/ brain impairment

. Hearing impairment

. Epilepsy

MEDICAL SERVICES

For more resource, see Health services

. Medical services – general

. Medical equipment and health facilities

For more resource, see Health information technology and information management

. Health infrastructure (hospitals, health centers and health posts)

For more resource, see Health personnel and training

. Pharmaceutical and medical supplies

. Emergency medical services (information on ambulance, call systems etc)

 

HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

.  Health information technology & management- general

.  Electronic medical records (EMR)

.  Health information system (HMIS)

.  Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS)

.  Integrated Pharmaceuticals logistics System (IPLS)

For more resource, see Pharmaceutical and medical supplies

HEALTH PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT

For more resources, see Health strategies and policies; Health sector implementation guidelines & procedures

          .  Health planning and management – general

.  Leadership, management and governance

          .  Health care financing/resource mobilization

                    – Development partners in the health sector

For more resources, see Organizations/NGOs working on health

                    – Community based health insurance

. Supply chain and logistics management (eg. PFSA)

For more resources, see Pharmaceutical and medical supplies

. Integrated community case management (ICCM)

. Systematic reviews and Evidence-based practices

. Health systems & policy

. Health economics

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

          For more resources, see WASH; Energy

. Environmental health – general

          (Toxicology; ecology; environmental epidemiology…)

          . Climate change/climate related hazards

. Environmental pollution (hazardous chemicals; air pollution, water pollution; soil pollution; land pollution; industrial pollution; waste water management; noise pollution; buildings & health; indoor pollution; food protection; safe drinking water)

          . Natural disasters

For more resources, see Injuries; Trauma recovery320.5 Occupational health

For more resources, see Injuries

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY

. Occupational health & safety

. Industrial hygiene;

HEALTH WORKFORCE AND TRAINING

          . Health workforce – general

          . Pre-service education

– Health extension workers training programs

. In-service training and continuing professional development (CPD)              

. Mental health and job satisfaction for health care workers

For more resources, see Mental health and psychosocial services

HEALTH COMMUNICATION/INFORMATION

. Health communication/information – general

For more resources, see Health information technology

. Telemedicine/Tele education

. Social behavior change communication (SBCC) – social science & medicine; psychology; family counseling;

322.4 Health behavior change

HEALTH PROMOTION & EDUCATION

          . Community setting; school setting; worksite setting

. Advocacy

HEALTH SERVICES

For more resources, see Medical services

          . Health services – general

. Public health emergency

For more resources, see Disease/disease control; Ethiopian Public Health Institute

. Health care in humanitarian emergencies

. Quality health services

. Health monitoring and evaluation

. Health equity

For more resources, see Gender equity/women’s empowerment

. Regulation of health care (services, personnel, facilities, product safety)

URBAN HEALTH

          . Urban health – general

          . Clean cities

. Urban planning/built environment and public health

For more resources, see Environmental health

RURAL HEALTH

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

ENERGY

For more resources, see Environmental health

          Energy – general

          Household energy (clean)

WATER, HYGIENE AND SANIATION (WASH)

          WASH – general

          Integrated Urban Sanitation and Hygiene (IUSH)

          Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS)

          WASH infrastructure (latrines, wells, etc)

GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT

For more resource, see Health equity

          Gender and development – general

Gender equity/women’s empowerment

Gender based violence in health facilities

FOOD PRODUCTION AND AGRICULTURE

          . food security

GENERAL INFORMATION

(Include: Ethiopia’s DHS reports, SARA reports, latest census report, a few articles about Ethiopian culture/society/history

.  Politics and Health

.  Economics

.  Development (Growth and transformation plan; poverty reduction)

.  Culture and Society

.  Population (general, census, vital statistics)

HEALTH STRATEGIES & POLICIES 

          . Health strategies & policies- general        

          . HSDP

          . HSTP (Envisioning….)

HEALTH SECTOR IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINES, STANDARDS & PROCEDURES

          . Implementation guidelines & procedures – general

          . Implementation guidelines & procedures – Health Extension Program

NGOs WORKING ON HEALTH

          . Organizations/NGOs working on health – Ethiopia

                    Ethiopian government health institutions

– FMoH

                              – Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI)

                              – Academic Institutions

          . African health organizations

          . International health organizations

Leading actors in primary health care

                              .  BRAC (Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee)

                              .  icbbr, b

                              .  Jamkhed- CRHP

MDGs/SDGs

. MDGs/SDGs – Ethiopia

          . MDGs/SDGs- Africa

          . MDGs/SDGs – Global

GLOBAL HEALTH

UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

PUBLIC HEALTH

          . Epidemiology (risk assessment; population-based health research)

          . Biostatistics (statistical methods & theory)

HEALTH STATISTICS

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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