The Public Health Care Laboratory 
The website for laboratory personnel in developing countries


Teaching-Aids at Low Cost

PO Box 49

St Albans, Herts


United Kingdom

Tel.: + 44 (0)1727 853869

Fax: + 44 (0) 1727 864852



TALC is a registered charity, which supplies teaching-aids and books to raise standards of health care and reduce poverty worldwide and is professionally advised by the Centre for International Child Health (CICH), Institute of Child Health, University of London.

TALC sends out 60,000 low-cost books and one-third of a million teaching transparencies each year. Flannel graphs, oral-rehydration spoons, arm circumference tapes and weight charts which fit the TALC direct recording scales are also available.  For orders and further information visit the TALC website or contact them directly via mail or e-mail.

The CICH Resource Centre is the only place in the UK where books and other teaching material published and distributed by Teaching Aids at Low Cost (TALC) are available for sale. TALC slides may be viewed and ordered from St Albans, but cannot be purchased at the Resource Centre. Volunteers are available to help with enquires and sales between 10:00 and 16:00 ONLY. Please note that payments can be made using cash or cheque only. Credit cards are not accepted.

The Public Health Care Laboratory 2001 Gabriele Mallapaty

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