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The 100 health messages poster from Children for Health
Here is a rare call for funding on this blog… It’s a general call and linked to a campaign we are running right now. Our community may not realise how much we lost during the pandemic: partnerships, projects, contracts and events… …and yet we have never stopped working – to
We have recently come across The Reality Check Approach (RCA) is a qualitative research approach involving RCA-trained researchers living with people in their own homes and sharing in their everyday lives. The intention is to have unmediated conversations, observations, and experiences with people (in their own space and time) as
The Sinovuyo Teen Parenting Programme has come to our attention. The programme is part of the ‘Parenting for Lifelong Health’ initiative, whose objective is to develop and test evidence-informed parenting programmes that are non-commercial and relevant to lower- and middle-income countries. Sinovuyo Teen is a 14-week parenting programme for at-risk
Dear Clare, I really felt good chatting with you on the value that children bring to the health space if properly harnessed. Indeed they are a veritable resource. I love your website and the simple way that it articulates children as health advocates within their communities, Many times their value
In the light of our ongoing work in well-being and resilience with children in Zambia, we were very pleased that our allies, SuperBetter – alerted us to this piece of work that may be of interest to you. The abstract is set out below: Abstract Mental health disorders are prevalent
This Wednesday, 24 March is World TB Day. It marks the date when the bacteria that causes tuberculosis was discovered by a German doctor back in 1882. The theme of World TB Day 2021 – ‘The Clock is Ticking’ – conveys the sense that the world is running out of
Alderney | March 22nd | 2021 Dear Friends It was lovely to have last week off. I found that Lockdown meant there was lots of time to work. Work then generated more work and by the time we were ‘released’ – a couple of weeks ago now – I felt
We are absolutely delighted to have most of our nutrition education resources listed in this excellent HUB of resources on Adolescent Nutrition. Do go and have a look at it. It’s really easy to navigate. Lots of excellent and inspiring case studies and resources and training toolkits: Posters (including ours)
From the desk of Clare Hanbury I’m absolutely loving the podcast hosted by Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Ayaan is a Somali-born classical liberal. An activist for the rights of women and girls. Previously a Member of the Dutch Parliament (2003-2006), she regularly called for furthering the integration of non-Western immigrants into
By Clare Hanbury Recently I was asked to review a mobile application that had been designed to help children aged 5-10 learn about nutrition, hydration, sleep, mood and exercise. I was not sure that I would have very much to say but when I played this app, imagining I was the