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  • Guest Post: ELearning In Africa – What You Need To Know About It This is a guest post by Jens Ischebek, reproduced with his permission. You can contact Jens directly via his LinkedIn page or read other articles by Jens here. Children for Health are interested in the content as we would like to contribute to the development of top quality health education content and activities for children and young ...
  • 100 Messages for FREE during Health Literacy Month October is Health Literacy Month. This is a time for organisations and individuals to promote the importance of understandable health information. This annual, worldwide, awareness-raising event has been going strong ever since Helen Osborne founded it in 1999. Click here for more information. To help celebrate Health Literacy Month we are giving away the Children for ...
  • Speed Kills Children: Use The Vaccine During this month of October, we are very pleased to highlight the work of the Child Health Initiative who is doing amazing work. We love this booklet, Speed Kills Children: Use the Vaccine. Published to coincide with 2017 UN Global Road Safety Week, this booklet highlights the benefits of speed management as a proven vaccine for reducing ...
  • A Lifeskills Handbook for Health Educators In the month of August we are focusing on life skills education and its link to health education. If you are an educator or youth worker who is looking to do effective health education, you may also be interested in doing some life skills work with children and young people. Are you looking for high quality, practical ...
  • Nutrition Month! Nutrition Messages! July is the Children for Health nutrition month! Here are our 10 messages on nutrition for children to learn and share. Food that makes us GO plus food that makes us GROW, plus food that makes us GLOW is GOOD food that makes the body strong! Malnutrition happens if we eat too little, or eat too much junk ...
  • Children for Health Video 1 | What Inspires Clare to do this work? Click on the image above to go over to Vimeo and watch Clare talking about what inspires her to do this work. Audio Click on this audio to listen to Clare talking about what inspires her to do this work. Transcript What really inspires me to do this work? Well this  is a really easy thing to talk ...
  • Health Inequality: TB, Trauma and Technology I was really interested to listen to this  podcast on the BBC Radio 4 this week… Health Inequality: TB, Trauma and Technology On Start the Week Andrew Marr explores killer diseases and the health of the world. Kathryn Lougheed focuses on one of the smartest killers humanity has ever faced – TB. It’s been around since the ...
  • June 2017 Newsletter Dear All Since our last newsletter, the books we were creating for Save the Children in India and Nigeria have been completed and sent. You may remember that the focus of this programme is on what children can do to help implement the WHO 7-point plan at part of the Save the Children ‘community mobilisation’ strategy. ...
  • Children for Health and World No Tobacco Day 2017 NO Tobacco! Why we need to work with children and young adolescents On World NO Tobacco Day, let’s think again on how to work with older children and young adolescents (10-14 years). This is an age and stage where there is a very real possibility they can take up the smoking habit. But they are also ...
  • World Malaria Day 2017 | What Can Children Do? At Children for Health we know that children can play an important role in preventing malaria. For World Malaria Day 2017, with the help of experts, we have created 10 key messages for children to learn and share with others on malaria. We think that these 10 topics are easy for children to understand, learn and ...