Category: Children’s Participation in Health General Interest

Evidence Re: Children’s Participation in Health & Development?

Older child holding younger child

About our Rapid Shift Over the past 30 years there has been increased research and literature documenting the benefits and best practice in the field of child and youth participation. There has also been increased recognition in the children’s ability to act as agents of change. By agents of change

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April is Malaria Month – Meeting Rita

This April we are thinking about Malaria! We have some fantastic messages, ideas and resources on our website, so have a browse. Click here to view one of our favourites – a great children’s book about Rita Mosquito. Whether you are a parent, teacher, youth worker or just curious, this book is

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Children’s Participation in the Ebola Response

As part of our Ebola response we were asked to help prepare a brief that summarises key considerations for involving children in the Ebola response in Sierra Leone and Liberia. The details have been collated from suggestions and insights shared by: Children for Health Other experts in children’s participation Jenny

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Vote with your Feet

‘Vote with your Feet’ is a method to check that children have learned health facts well. It can be used with any yes/no quizzes. Before the Session Create or find a suitable quiz (there are many to be found in each Children for Health topic). Create three signs by writing

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Children for Health and Design for Change

Design For Change (DFC) is a global movement designed to give young people an opportunity to express their own ideas for a better world and put them into action. It proposes that children structure their social enterprise projects into five steps. FEEL THE CHANGE: What would you most like to

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Children and Young People – Making a Difference in Libya by Tom Shelton

I am delighted to publish this guest post: Children and Young People – Making a Difference in Libya by Tom Shelton, Communications Officer, Handicap International UK. In the post he shows how children in Libya are contributing to keeping themselves and other members of their families and communities safe. On

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