Category: Accidents and Preventing Injuries

Our October Topic | Accidents & Preventing Injuries | What Children Can Do?

Our October topic is Accidents & Preventing Injuries, it is one of our 10 topics with 10 ‘accidents and preventing injuries’ messages for children to learn and share. You can find more information about this topic by clicking here. Our 100 Health Messages for Children to Learn and Share are

WHO and Injury Prevention

Here is some good content (and stark facts) from WHO on Injury prevention. At Children for Health we believe that children themselves can do a lot to help protect themselves and each other from injury and accidents. It’s important that educators and parents spend time highlighting dangers and involve older

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Accidents & Preventing Injuries: The Focus of our October Campaign

Children for Health has created 100 messages for children to learn and share; 10 messages in 10 health topics. The focus of our work this month is Accidents & Preventing Injuries. Would these messages be useful for the children you know? Would they be useful for teachers who are working

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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

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Drowning Fact Sheet

We need air to live. We can’t breathe underwater. When water gets into our lungs we drown. Every three minutes a child somewhere in the world dies from drowning. Each year between two and three million children die from drowning. Children under five are most at risk and a small

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Burns & Scalds Fact Sheet

Almost all of us have burnt our fingers when we have touched something hot, or our mouths when we have eaten food that is too hot. But burns and scalds can be very serious and can put our life at risk. Every year almost one hundred thousand young people and

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First Aid Fact Sheet

We need first aid when someone is injured. We can learn basic first aid to help someone who has been injured while someone else runs to get help. What is an injury? When something hurts our body is telling us to STOP doing whatever we are doing because it has

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10 Messages On Accidents & Preventing Injuries

Children for Health has developed its top 10 Messages on Accidents and Preventing Injuries for children to learn and share. Do you work with children? Do you work with any programmes, who do? Please share these messages with them. We would love to hear feedback from practitioners and others who

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