Susan C. M. Scrimshaw and Elena Hurtado
Rapid Assessment Procedures for Nutrition and Primary Health Care (Out of Print)
Anthropological Approaches to Improving Programme Effectiveness
80 pp., ill., bibl.
Out of Print. 0-87903-111-5 Paper $10.95 Reference Series, Vol. 11

Tested in a sixteen-country study, Rapid Assessment Procedures (RAP) contains specific instructions for the use of anthropological methods to study health and health-seeking behaviors at the household level and interactions with traditional and modern health care providers. Includes sample data collection instruments, examples of field techniques, and discussion of data management and analysis. Designed for social scientists, health workers and researchers, and students of anthropology as well as experienced anthropologists.