Category: Nutrition

Our Nutrition Poster is Published!

Download our Nutrition poster for FREE now! Testimonials The short, action-oriented messages in this educational poster are valuable to promoting continual, visible communication on nutrition. These family- and community-based essential actions for good nutrition show that malnutrition must be addressed by many stakeholders. Carol Browne, Health and Nutrition Communication Consultant,

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Our July Topic | Nutrition | What Can Children Do?

Our July topic is Nutrition, it is one of our 10 topics with 10 ‘nutrition’ 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

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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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Everyone Counts | A Storybook for Children

Everyone Counts is a colourful, illustrated story book that tells the story of the need for sharing food fairly. ZaZa and ZuZu the scarlet macaws are angry that the men always eat first and do not remember to leave enough food for the children and for Mama. What can the

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Children as Agents of Change in Nutrition Programmes

Nutrition is a huge subject for us. It’s one of our core 10 topics and, as with our other topics we have developed 10 nutrition messages linked to nutrition that we think of as the minimum requirement. We feel that all children should leave primary school understanding, knowing and being

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Nutrition Month: Ideas for a School or Club based Nutrition Week

In one country where we are helping to strengthen a government nutrition education strategy in primary schools, the school likes to put on a Nutrition Day. This is part of an annual community education day. All the schools in one locality come together to show the community what they have

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Nutrition Month and 10 Nutrition Messages

July is Children for Health’s Nutrition month! Here are our 10 messages on Nutrition for children to learn and share: Food that makes us GO plus food that makes us GROW, plus food that makes us GLOW is GOOD food that makes the body strong! Malnutrition happens if we eat

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Children’s Participation in Learning and Action For Nutrition, a Programme in Mozambique

In Mozambique the dreadful facts are that 44% of all children under 5 suffer from chronic malnutrition. The Government has launched a national plan to reduce chronic malnutrition – called the PAMRDC. The objectives of the plan include strengthening nutrition education, improving the health of adolescent girls, reducing micronutrient deficiencies,

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Children for Health Consults Children on Nutrition

Between November 3rd and 13th 2013, Clare Hanbury, Director of Children for Health and a fellow consultant, Nuzzly Ruiz de Forsberg were tasked to support a participatory action planning process for a Child Participation in Nutrition Pilot Programme in the Province of Tete to begin in 2014. As part of

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Children and their diet

Messages about the need for a healthy diet are everywhere yet still it’s hard, WHY? I would argue that the messages and strategies to promote a healthy diet, however great are piecemeal and that if we can work WITH children and figure out a plan to deliver the complete package,

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