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New Acquisitions

For the last fourteen years, the Clearinghouse on Infant Feeding and Maternal Nutrition has been providing information to practitioners and policymakers in developing countries. Based at the American Public Health Association, the Clearinghouse database includes more than 17,000 books, documents and education materials. Materials in the collection are computer-referenced for easy access. The project is supported by the Office of Nutrition, Agency for International Development.

The following is a bibliography of some recent acquisitions. This listing includes articles about adolescence, breastfeeding, gender, information, education and communication, maternal and child health, micronutrients, nutrition, training, and women.

These documents should be ordered directly from the author or publisher. Addresses are provided.

For more information, contact APHA Clearinghouse, 1015 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA. Telephone: 202-789-5600; Fax: 202-789-5661; e-mail: apha@apha.permanet.org or aphach@igc.apc.org

ADOLESCENCE

1. Hamburg, D. A. Crucial opportunities for adolescent health. Journal of Adolescent Health, 14:7, 495-498, 1993.
Address: David A. Hamburg, MD, Carnegie Corporation, 437 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022, USA.

2. Perez, L. M. Embarazo en adolescentes rurales: Provincia de Curico. Corporacion de Salud y Politicas Sociales (CORSAPS), 1994. [booklet]
Address: M. Teresa Marshall, Corporacion de Salud y Politicas Sociales (CORSAPS), Vina del Mar No. 12, Providencia, Casilla 296, 22 Santiago, Chile.

BREASTFEEDING

1. Erwin, P. C. To use or not use combined hormonal oral contraceptives during lactation. Family Planning Perspectives, 26:1, 26-30, 33, Jan-Feb, 1994.
Address: Paul Campbell Erwin, Regional Health Officer, East Tennessee Region, Tennessee Department of Health, 1233 Southwest Avenue, Johnson City, TN 37604, USA.

2. Mennella, J. A.; Beauchamp, G. K. Beer, breastfeeding, and folklore. Developmental Psychobiology, 26:8, 459-466, 1993.
Address: Dr. Julie Mennella, PhD, Monell Chemical Senses Center, 3500 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3308, USA.

3. Temboury, M. C.; et al Influence of breastfeeding on the infant's intellectual development. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 18:32-36, 1994.
Address: Dr. C. Temboury, Centro de Salud de Tres Cantos, Sector Oficios, parcela 11, Tres Cantos 28760, Madrid, Spain.

GENDER

1. Bryson, K. R.; Mueller, R. D. Gender and generation in the world's labor force, module one: international and national trends. Office of Women in Development, Bureau for Research and Development, USAID, 1993. [booklet]
Address: Publications Manager, Office of Women in Development, Room 714, SA-18, U.S. Agency for International Development, Washington, D.C. 20523-1816, USA.

2. Fernandez Kelly, M. P. Political economy and gender in Latin America: the emerging dilemmas. The Johns Hopkins University Institute for Policy Studies and Department of Sociology, Oct 29, 1993.
Address: M. Patricia Fernandez Kelly, The Johns Hopkins University Institute for Policy Studies, 3400 N. Charles Street, Shriver Hall, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA.

3. Gomez Gomez, E. Genero, mujer y salud en las Americas. PAHO, 1993. [book]
Address: Pan American Health Organization, 525 23rd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA.

INFORMATION, EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION

1. Coghlan, S. E.; Khan, S. I. Harnessing health information in the Third World. World Health Forum, 14:301-304, 1993.
Address: Sally E. Coghlan, Health Information Specialist, 45 Hillcrest Road, N. Chatham, MA 02650, USA.

2. Communication for rural development to improve planning, participation, and training. FAO, 1988. [booklet]
Address: Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy.

3. Dawson, S.; Manderson, L.; Tallo, V. L. Manual for the use of focus groups: methods for social research in disease. International Nutrition Foundation for Developing Countries (INFDC), 1993. [manual]
Address: International Nutrition Foundation for Developing Countries (INFDC), Charles Street Station, P.O. Box 500, Boston, MA 02114-0500, USA.

4. Estrada, S. Connecting to the Internet: an O'Reilly buyer's guide. O'Reilly & Associates, Inc., 1993. [book] Price: US$15.95
Address: O'Reilly & Associates, Inc., 103-A Morris Street, Sebastopol, CA 95472, USA.

5. Harnessing the power of ideas - communication and social mobilization for UNICEF- assisted programmes: a case study. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Apr 1993. [booklet]
Address: UNICEF, 3 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA.

6. Klensin, J. C.; Bush, R. Expanding international email connectivity: another look. Baobab Electronic BBS (originally published in ConneXions, 7:8, Aug 1993), 1993.
Address: Baobab Electronic Bulletin Board (202) 296-9790, USA.

7. Mda, Z. When people play people: development communication through theatre. Humanities Press International, May 24, 1993. [book] Price: US$25.00
Address: Humanities Press International, 165 First Avenue, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716-1289, USA.

8. Patrikios, H. A.; Levey, L. A. Survival strategies in African university libraries: new technologies in the service of information. University of Zimbabwe Library; Sub- Saharan Africa Program, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Jan 1994. [book]
Address: Sub-Saharan Africa Program, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1333 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA.

9. Population communication: research, mass media and instructional materials (Vol. Two). Regional Clearing House on Population Education and Communication, UNESCO PROAP, 1993. [book]
Address: Regional Clearing House on Population Education and Communication, UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, P.O. Box 967, Prakanong Post Office, Bangkok 1011 Thailand.

10. Using video in the field: guidelines for the use of video communication technology within FAO field projects. Development Support Communication Branch, Information Division, FAO, 1991. [book]
Address: Development Support Communication Branch, Information Division, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy.

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH

1. Tonks, A. Pregnancy's toll in the developing world. British Medical Journal, 308:353-354, Feb 5, 1994.
Address: Alison Tonks, Assistant Editor, British Medical Journal, 42 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3SL, U.K.

2. Whiteford, L. M. Child and maternal health and international economic policies. Social Science and Medicine, 37:2, 1391-1400, 1993.
Address: Linda M. Whiteford, Department of Anthropology, Soc 107, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33720, USA.

MICRONUTRIENTS

1. Micronutrients: increasing survival, learning, and economic productivity. Nutrition Communication Project, Academy for Educational Development, 1993.
Address: Cindy Arciaga, Nutrition Communication Project, Academy for Educational Development, 1255 23rd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA.

NUTRITION

1. ESN apercu nutritionnel. Food Policy and Nutrition Division, FAO, 1994. Recently published nutrition country profiles include Cambodia, Guinea Bissau, Tunisia, Burundi, Cameroon, Guinea, Laos, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, and Swaziland. Profiles of 89 more countries available.
Address: FAO - Food Policy and Nutrition Division, Nutrition Planning, Assessment and Evaluation Service, Nutrition Country Profiles Office C-251, Via Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy.

2. Jonsson, U. Nutrition and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. International Child Development Centre, UNICEF, Nov 1993.
Address: UNICEF, International Child Development Centre, Piazza S.S. Annunziata, 12, 50122 Florence, Italy.

WOMEN

1. Dennerstein, L.; Astbury, J.; Morse, C. Psychosocial and mental health aspects of women's health. Division of Family Health and Division of Mental Health, World Health Organization, 1993. [booklet]
Address: WHO, Division of Mental Health, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland.

2. Lovera, S.; Villar, I.; Vickery, K. Women and population policies. ISIS Internacional, Jul 5-9, 1993. [book]
Address: ISIS Internacional, Casilla 2067, Correo Central, Santiago, Chile.

3. Mackenzie, L. On our feet: taking steps to challenge women's oppression. Centre for Adult and Continuing Education (CACE), University of the Western Cape (UWC), 1993. [book]
Address: CACE Publications, Centre for Adult and Continuing Education (CACE), University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17, Bellville, 7535 South Africa.

4. WAH! - women and health training programme India. Centre for Health Education, Training and Nutrition Awareness (CHETNA), 1993. [book]
Address: "WAH!" Secretariat, Centre for Health Education, Training and Nutrition Awareness (CHETNA), Lilavatiben Lalbhai's Bungalow, Civil Camp Road, Shahibaug, Ahmedabad- 380 004, Gujarat, India.

OTHER

1. Brouwer, J.; Martinic, S. Selecting and training community promoters in Latin America. Bernard van Leer Foundation, Feb 1994. [booklet]
Address: Bernard van Leer Foundation, P.O. Box 82334, 2508 EH The Hague, The Netherlands.

2. Family planning: saving children, improving lives. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), 1993. [booklet]
Address: U.N. Population Fund, 220 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017, USA.

3. Reimers, F. Challenges for early childhood education policy in Latin America and the Caribbean. International Journal of Educational Development, 13:4, 303-314, 1993.
Address: Fernando Reimers, Harvard Institute for International Development, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.