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Read the latest news from Children for Health below. We talk about our current projects, partners and the latest trends in health education. Get it direct to your e-mail by joining our community.

From the desk of Clare Hanbury… When I go around the world I often ask teachers and other educators what would help and support them best in their health education work. In particular, work where they are getting children on their feet; helping them to understand, take action and reflect
The great Peter Labouchere presenting in a ‘TED talk’ format at the 2018 International Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) Summit in Bali. This 10-minute talk demonstrates how to enhance the impact of health education and training programmes, using emotionally engaging, multi-sensory, metaphorical learning experiences. We love it!
This is the Children for Health Vision Poster. It is single-sided and available to download now! The poster illustrates ways in which children can contribute to the health of their families and communities in each of our ten topic areas. The topic areas include: Malaria, Diarrhoea, Coughs, Colds & Pneumonia,
I love April. In the UK, it signals the end of winter and the start of spring flowers and new seeds growing; but this month we seem to have had either hot-and-sunny high summer or damp-and-windy winter gloom. Interesting weather? Definitely, and an interesting month at Children for Health HQ
As many of you know, Clare Hanbury set-up Children for Health in recognition of the huge potential to get health information to children and their families using the mobile phone. We are slowly getting there and the Internet in A Box South Asia project that launched recently feels like a
We were made aware of such an interesting article this month! It fits in well with the work we have been exploring with Sarah Newton on ‘what drives’ adolescent behaviour change and development. Sarah has reminded us that when we want to influence, change or develop adolescent behaviour we need
Our April topic is Malaria, it is one of our 10 topics with 10 ‘preventing malaria’ 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
Our Malaria Poster is nearly finalised, we are so proud of the work that has gone into it. This is our first topic poster and it is only suitable that we present Malaria in April as it is our topic of the month! This endeavour started 18 months ago and has
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE from the Mother and Child Health and Education Trust (MCHET)! 10th April 2018  Healthcare information is the essential starting point for people seeking to care for themselves and their families and access to it is particularly important in low-resource settings where there is no, or inadequate, contact
We are super excited to be involved in the Internet In A Box South Asia. It launches TODAY! (10th April 2018) Click to enlarge – Medical and Health Internet-in-a-Box – South Asia Edition What’s all this about? The Mother and Child Health and Education Trust and the Wiki Project Med Foundation have