Category: Growing Evidence

WHO Nurtures Young Adolescent Caregivers? Guest Post By Sarah Huxley

This opinion piece reflects on two recommendations from the WHO, UNICEF and the World Bank Group framework; “Nurturing care for early childhood development: a framework for helping children survive and thrive to transform health and human potential.” It suggests that the framework does not go far enough in recognising the

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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Bridging the Gap: Engaging with Adolescents

Study on Adolescent Nutrition

This is a FANTASTIC study – well worth downloading and reading. A fuller review will come in July during our Nutrition Month. Bridging the Gap: Engaging Adolescents for Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Development May 2018. WFP and Anthrologica Extract from the Forward When we first discussed the idea for this research

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Children as Agents of Change in Trachoma Control

This post is by Lisa Dickman, Assistant Director, Trachoma Control Program, Health Programs, The Carter Center, Atlanta, USA. Email: lisa.m.dickman@emory.edu and Berhanu Melek Senior Project Advisor Email: bmelak05@gmail.com. It was originally published in the Community Eye Heath Journal Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide. Despite the fact

Children for Health and the Complexity of Hunger and Nutrition

The Big IF in London – is today! June 8th, their slogan: Enough Food for Everyone. It’s always great to have impetus around key development issues and problems and in the last few days we hear a lot spoken about hunger and the millions of malnourished children in the world.

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