Category: Coughs, Colds & Pneumonia

World TB Day March 24th

This Sunday, 24 March is World TB Day. It marks the date when the bacteria that causes tuberculosis was discovered by a German doctor back in 1882. This year there has been a long overdue focus on the impact of TB on children. It has been a neglected issue, and

February Focus On Pneumonia: What Can Children Do?

In the month of February, we focused on Coughs and Colds and other serious illnesses such as Pneumonia. This February (2019) we are taking a look at Pneumonia and what children can do. Pneumonia is a terrible killer of children. On World Pneumonia day, Save the Children predicted that 11

Our February Topic | Coughs, Colds & Pneumonia | What Can Children Do?

Our February topic is Coughs, Colds & Pneumonia, it is one of our 10 topics with 10 ‘coughs colds and pneumonia’ 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 simple, reliable health

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Health Inequality: TB, Trauma and Technology

I was really interested to listen to this broadcast 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

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Young Adolescents Preventing Coughs, Colds and Pneumonia

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At Children for Health we hope to support educators and programme planners with good content and fun activities that can help support young adolescents in their role as carers. Over decades we have seen adolescents becoming effective health activists. Children can learn how to avoid coughs or colds, stop them

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Coughs, Colds & Pneumonia: What 10 messages do children need to learn and share?

February is the month when Children for Health has a focus on coughs, colds and more serious illness. Our main task this month was to create our 10 top messages. They need to be as ‘generic’ as possible and answer this question: If you were to teach 10 easily ‘share-able’

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