Recommended Reading

There are numerous books and articles available on the subjects related to tropical medicine, including previous winners and nominees for the ASTMH Communications Award. 

Click on the topic below for a list relevant books:

Editor’s Note: The World Health Organization (WHO/HQ) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) have publication distribution centers in most member countries. Reduced prices are usually available in developing countries. Check with local WHO or PAHO/WHO office for local distributor. In Canada and the U.S., WHO/HQ and PAHO/WHO publications may be ordered from:

  • USA: WHO Publications Center, USA; 49 Sheridan Street, Albany, NY 12210. Phone: 518/436-9686; Fax: 518/436-7433. The PAHO Publication Sales and Distribution Center has moved from Albany, NY to PO Box 27, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-0027. Phone: 301/617-7806; Fax: 301/206-9789.
  • Canada: Canadian Public Health Association, 1565 Carling Avenue (Suite 0), Ottawa, ONT K1Z 8RI.

We welcome updates to this list at any time. Send book recommendations to Karen Goraleski at