Category: Health Topics

Children in families affected by Ebola might find that they are quickly sent away from loved ones who have the symptoms of Ebola. They may have to stand back and watch while people in protective clothing help their loved one. This is hard. Most of us want to be close

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Many hundreds of thousands of children die each year because their parents and others lack basic health information and skills. Yet, many millions of children in developing countries are a fantastic resource to help their families and community stay healthy. Like children everywhere, they are competent and enthusiastic. They can

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Using role play is a powerful way to make sure that children are understanding the facts about Ebola. It is also a powerful way to get children to take dry ‘facts’ and weave them into a story that is close to situations they know and understand. Role plays are often

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In September, Children for Health focusses attention on Intestinal Worms and what children can learn and share about this topic.  This first post highlights our 10 messages on intestinal worms (first posted in June 2014 shortly after we completed the first version). Do you work with children? Do you work

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Children for Health has developed its top 10 messages on WORMS! 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 might use or adapt such messages. Millions of children

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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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Children for Health has developed its top 10 messages on immunisation. 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 might use or adapt such messages. Millions of parents

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Children for Health has developed its top 10 messages on helping babies and young children grow well, for older children to learn and share. Older children throughout the world play a MASSIVE role in caring for younger ones. Do you work with children? Do you work with any programmes who

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December is the month when Children for Health has a focus on HIV and AIDS. Our main task this month was to create our 10 top messages. They need to be as ‘generic’ as possible and answer the question… If you were to teach 10 messages on HIV and AIDS

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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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