Category: Diarrhoea

Reflecting on 50 years of ORT

The August 18th issue of the Lancet reflected on 50 years of Oral Rehydration Therapy. Here are some interesting and selected extracts and thanks to The Health Information for All organisation for these… …’50 years ago, the first study showing that an oral solution of glucose and electrolytes was effective

Impact of Our Work in Diarrhoea Prevention and Control

Many regular readers of our blog will know that we are involved in the Save the Children Signature Programmes in Nigeria and India that focus on setting up Children’s Health Clubs and get children engaging with activities focussed on Diarrhoea Prevention and Control. IMPACT IN NIGERIA (May 2018)  Between March

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Our May Topic | Diarrhoea | What Can Children Do?

Our May topic is Diarrhoea, it is one of our 10 topics with 10 ‘diarrhoea’ 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 education messages aimed at children aged

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Diarrhoea Prevention and Control | Great News From Lagos!

We have just heard the following from Save the Children Colleagues in Lagos, Nigeria:- “Two manuals: The Teaching Guide and Activity for Children Handbook, developed for children participation in diarrhoea prevention and control has been endorsed (verbally) by Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board for children health clubs in public primary schools across

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Activity for MAY! Diarrhoea & the Rehydration Doll!

May is Diarrhoea month here at Children for Health! Read our 10 Messages For Children To Learn and Share about Diarrhoea or download a PDF with 100 messages from 10 topics. Now is a great time for you to read one ‘Lesson Plan‘ that can be used or adapted to introduce

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10 Messages for Children to Learn and Share on Diarrhoea

In May we focus on the topic of DIARRHOEA and what children need to know so they can help to prevent and control diarrhoea. Here are our 10 messages on DIARRHOEA… Do you work with children? Do you work with any programmes who do? Please share these messages with them.

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The Story of Cholera

The Story of Cholera is a four-minute animation covering cholera transmission, prevention, signs, and care in a simple and accessible way. The film focuses on a little boy who is involved with helping others and spreading health messages. The Story of Cholera follows evidence-based guidelines and was produced in collaboration

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