Impact and Recognition!
- In August 2018 we were short-listed in the Third Sector Awards category – Small Charity Big Achiever and on September the 20th, we won! Read more here.
- In August 2018 the work of Clare Hanbury, Children for Health was featured as the Alumni Profile in the Homerton College Review 2018. Please click here to read more.
We are very keen develop as a hub where visitors download reliable, high-quality, well-researched health education materials that help educators understand how best to mobilise children as health activists in their families and their communities. Our dream is coming true!
Results in the last 6 months
- Since April 2018 we have been tracking the numbers of times each of our materials have been downloaded. The total is just over 4,000 times in 94 different countries. We think the posters have been a key part of the excitement being shown for our work.
- Our Malaria poster published in May has been downloaded 1,158 times in 87 countries.
- In August, the content on the Malaria poster was re-purposed and translated into Tamil, Malayam and Hindi for people affected by the flooding in Kerala.
- In 2018, our 100 core health messages and activities have been translated into 16 Indian languages at the request of a team distributing content in India using the ‘Internet in a Box’. Read more here.
- In April, five of these languages were uploaded to the first version of the IIAB.
- In 2018, our 100 core health messages and activities have been translated into French, Swahili and Mozambican Portuguese.
- This month, the new languages will be uploaded to our website.
- The newly translated materials (19 versions) are being reformatted as PDF booklets available for free from our website.
- All our publications have been uploaded to the Save the Children International resource hub.
- All our story books are on the World reader platform and in the month of July six of our titles were downloaded in Uganda 2,050 times onto 300 different devices.
- Our Safe Strong and Smiling poster on Ebola was re-purposed and translated into Lingala and French in order to help with the 2018 Ebola outbreak in the DRC. This poster was downloaded 49 times in French, 46 times in Lingala, and 65 times in English. Click here for the PDF of the poster in Lingala. Visit our website for the other versions!
- Our Nutrition poster was published on August 7th and in the first three weeks, was downloaded 266 times in 51 countries. Here is an image of our two-sided poster.
- We have received news from Mozambique that the Nutrition education approach we helped to design and pioneer is being considered as a national level approach to nutrition education in Primary Schools. This poster, co-created with teachers and teacher trainers in Mozambique, illustrates how the programme has been working there.
- We regularly contribute to the hifa.org forum and participate in two of it’s working groups. Our materials are a regular source of information and discussion among the 16,000 strong community of health practitioners globally.
- We are in discussion with the World Health Organisation re: developing story books for children in collaboration with different departments at the WHO dealing with risk factors linked to Non-Communicable Disease.
- We have a new partner in Peek Vision and have started work with them in Zimbabwe to co-create eye health education materials and an innovative approach with teachers and children there.
- We are working two departments at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (eye health and nutrition) as they seek to develop research on young adolescent participation in health.