The following sources of information may be useful in preparing for your clinical preceptorship.
If you haven't checked it out already, also consider taking the University of Arizona Global Health course, a 3-week preparatory course that covers many of the problems you will deal with in a developing country, including infectious disease, nutrition, maternal health, child health, and appropriate technology.
Recommended clinical books: (the first 3 are pocket books that are easy to carry with you)
Brent A, Davidson R, Seale A. Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine. 4th ed. Oxford University Press, 2014. Available as an e-book from Oxford University Press
WHO. Pocketbook of Hospital Care for Children. 2nd ed. WHO, 2013. Free download from WHO
Nelson BD, ed. Essential Clinical Global Health. Wiley Blackwell, 2015. Texbook includes access to Wiley E-Text. Available from Wiley Press.
Other recommended books
Stephens, ST. How to Plan, Prepare for, and Maximize an International Health Rotation. AAFP Medicine Residents and Students National Conference; July, 2010. Read the PDF
Krogh C. International Health: A Manual for Advisers and Students. Read the PDF
Downing R. Teaching Health in American Medicine: A View from Outside. Read the PDF
Medical Spanish - More information
- CUGH Resources: Case Studies, Educational Modules, International Training and Education Center for Health, and CUGH Global Health Program Database
India: Toward Universal Health Coverage: A series of articles and comments published in The Lancet