Sweet Like Saltwater (1999, 2014)


TSAR Publications (Toronto, 1999, ISBN: 0920661777)

My first published book.  A collection of short stories, this one was awarded the 1999 Guyana Prize (for Best First Work), which is the national book award of the nation of Guyana. Originally published by TSAR Books in 1999, I acquired its rights and republished it under my own imprint, Intanjible Books, in 2014.

More information about Sweet Like Saltwater is here.


Divine Elemental (2003)


TSAR Publications (Toronto, 2003, ISBN: 1894770080)

My very first novel.  Critically acclaimed. I’m quite proud of it. More information about Divine Elemental is here:


Introduction to International Health Theory: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (2013)


Kendall Hunt Publishing (ISBN:978-1-4652-3210-6)

An e-textbook targeted to students with a health sciences background who are new to the field of international/global health. Based upon the content of an undergraduate international health class at the University of Ottawa, the book explores the theoretical frameworks and challenges underlying today’s transnational health issues.  (Purchase it here.)

Travelling well: Essays in medical tourism (2013)

traveling well

Institute for Population Health (ISSN 1922-1398)

This is an academic book I co-edited with Ron Labonté, Vivien Runnels, and Corinne Packer. You can download it for free here.

Nothing To Do With Skin: The Fundamentals of Epidemiology and Population Health Research (2014)

Deonandan Consulting Inc (ISBN 978-0-9936763-0-7)

This is a very basic epidemiology textbook that I self-published. It’s a multiple time Amazon #1 bestseller in its category. More information about Nothing To Do With Skin is here.

Using Population Health Indicators for Global Health and Development (2015)

Intanjible Publishing (ISBN 9780993676345)

An introduction to the use of traditional indicators and models of population health –e.g., life expectancy, incidence, prevalence, maternal mortality ratio, population density, the demographic transition– for use by global health students and researchers.

More information about this book about global health indicators is here.

Determinants of Health (2017)

Kendall Hunt Publishing (ISBN:978-1-5249-1278-9)

An e-textbook targeted to freshman students in the health sciences. It provides an interdisciplinary overview of the traditional and emerging determinants of health.  (Purchase it here.)

Introduction to International Health Theory: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (2013, 2017)

Kendall Hunt Publishing (ISBN: 9781524937591)

An e-textbook targeted to senior students in the health sciences. This book guides students to think about how we approach and deal with health and wealth disparities between populations in different parts of the world. Specifically designed for undergraduate students, Introduction to International Health Theory not only features a focus on medicine or health, but includes development, history, and economics.

The first edition was published in 2013, then updated in the 2nd edition in 2017. (Purchase it here.)

Pandemics, Public Health, and the Regulation of Borders: Lessons from COVID-19 (2024)

Routledge (ISBN: 9781032494784)

Edited with four outstanding colleagues, this collection of essays by leading scholars examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has engendered a new and challenging environment in which borders drawn around people, places, and social structures have hardened and new ones have emerged.