Members Guide to Working Abroad
produced by the BMA.
Contact their International Department or visit their website: www.bma.org.uk
International Humanitarian and Health Work – a toolkit for best practice
produced by the Department of Health and available on their website: www.doh.gov.uk
Families on the move
by Marion Knell. Pub. by Monarch ISBN 1-85424-523-6
Funding the Family Business
Myles Wilson Pub. 2006 by Stewardship ISBN 978-0-9553320-0-5
Fit For Travel
Travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK
Lonely Planet and Rough Guides
Comprehensive series of guides for surviving in developing countries, regularly updated with a wealth of local information. Available from any good bookshop.
Operation World (book or CD Rom)
by Patrick Johnstone WEC INTL/ OM Publishing – an overview of each country in the world from the perspective of Christian mission. Website: www.wec-int.org
Stop Check Go
A practical guide for cross-cultural teamwork. A Short-term Overseas Project Checklist. Ditch Townsend. ISBN 125078 240 7. Available from STL
The Directory of Grant making Trusts and A guide to the major Trusts
produced by CAF and the Directory of Social Change respectively.
See appendix 6 for contact addresses.
Medics Guide to work and electives around the world
Mark Wilson, Pub. Arnold ISBN 0 340 76098.2
The Traveller's Good Health Guide
by Ted Lankester (of InterHealth and a CMF member). A health survival manual for volunteers and expatriates working abroad. Sheldon Press
Go to www.interhealth.org.uk/travelshop.html
Setting up Community Health Programmes. - A Practice Guide for use in Developing Countries
by Ted Lankester (2nd edition). 2002. Pub. Macmillan also available from InterHealth, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Medical Administration for front-line doctors - A helpful guide for doctors 'thrown in at the deep end'
by C Andrew Pearson, ISBN 1 8711 8802 3. Available from TALC. Price £6.80.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
a good source of country information. Website: www.fco.gov.uk