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  • 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 ...
  • Newsletter 1st April 2017 1st April 2017 (no joke) Dear All It’s been a busy four weeks focusing mostly on completing three books for Save the Children for their Diarrhoea Prevention and Control programme in Lagos, Nigeria. Plus we have created a bookmark for the children! Plus we have written Teacher’s Guidelines for their ‘Speaking Book’, Bayo’s Journey To Save Lola ...
  • Children for Health and Our Digital World Recently we have been asked how our work “relates to digital” and this caused us to step back and remember why Clare Hanbury founded Children for Health. Clare has been working in the field of “children’s participation in health” since 1989. Since her career began in 1983 she has been a teacher in Kenya and Hong ...
  • Children for Health Reconnects with an Old Friend! Children for Health has been contacted by an old friend! In 1999 our director, Clare Hanbury was working for The Child-to-Child Trust. She conducted a training workshop with teachers on ‘Children’s Participation in Nutrition‘ workshop in Machakos district in Kenya. Peter Kitela (below) was one of these teachers. As a result of this training workshop, ...
  • Newsletter 14th February 2017 Our website is finally in its second incarnation. On the face of it you may not think its looks much different. We like that! We liked the old look but this has some new features and this includes a ‘shop’ where people can either buy our books and posters, or donate, or swap some information ...