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9384: Re: 9383: Where there is no Doctor (fwd)
From: E Vedrine <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Kreyol title is: *Kote Fanm Pa Jwenn Doktč*
2000. BURNS, A. August, Ronnie Lovich, Jane Maxwell, Katharine Shapiro. Kote
Fanm Pa Jwenn Doktč. The Hesperian Foundation. Berkeley: CA (USA). 585 p.
Kreyol translation: Jean Wilner Steve. - Kreyol introduction by Rose-Anne
Auguste (Founder of APROSIFA). - Kreyol dictionary (pp. 544-559), definition
of 367 terms in Kreyol (many are related to the medical field, anatomy...).
A list of drugs ("medikaman yo", pp. 488-520) divided into 2 parts:
commercial & generic names.
One of the best translations I've ever seen in HC (Kreyol) and a very useful
book in Kreyol for the medical field, people learning Kreyol and for Kreyol
>From: Jedidiah Daudi Lyall <email@example.com>
> >The Creole version of Where There is No Doctor has a section in the back
> >medicinal uses of plants in Haiti with sketches of the various leaves.
>Last year I asked the list where to get a copy of Kote pa gen doktor.
>Numerous folks responded. Thanks all.
>I looked around PauP for the bookstores where this tome was rumoured to
>be available. The big Haitian Librarie company, a chain of stores I
>guess it is,
>whose name I now cannot remember, has a store downtown on Grand Rue JJ.
>They don't have any books! Not hardly anyway. One can see that 50 years
>it was probably a fine bookstore. Today they have a few gift items,
>paper supplies and less than two dozen titles, none in Kreyol.
>The mission book store out on Blvd Harry Truman has their Jeanty
>kreyol books and other useful titles, but nothing on medicine.
>There is another librarie inland from the Teleco building. It is
>street merchants about 3 meters deep of course. Those street merchants
>were the only ones in the country to have a copy of Kote pa gen Doktor.
>I paid 100 $ht for it, in a good hard cover printing.
>I also got a good copy of the University of Kansas Kreyol/Anglay
>I paid only 100 $ht for that. They wanted 200, about the price in the
>but I didn't need it that badly. So, the 'walking away' price went
>Se pa pou Dadi
>J. David Lyall
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