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Just over a year ago, WHO published its first report on vision. Access their fact sheet here. The effective interventions they cite include: health promotion; prevention; and treatment and rehabilitation. …to address the entire range of needs associated with eye conditions and vision impairment across the life course. WHO’s work
Child Rights Connect has a great section of publications for children. Here’s what they have so far: Convention on the Rights of the Child My Pocket Guide to CRC Reporting DGD 2018: Recommendations on Children Human Rights Defenders DGD 2018: The children’s inputs on children human rights defenders A webpage
One approach to continuous, incremental improvement is called kaizen. The term originated in Japan and translates to mean change (kai) for the good (zen). Kaizen is based on the philosophical belief that everything can be improved: Some organizations look at a process and see that it’s running fine; Organizations that
Inside the mind of Tedros Since taking charge of WHO in July 2017, Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has sought to transform the organization. Tedros (as he likes to be known) has focused WHO on health equity, confronting new threats, and emergency preparedness and response. Read this Q&A Tedros had

December 1, 2020

#GivingTuesday 2020

On this #GivingTuesday please consider supporting our valuable work in empowering children to be agents of change in their homes and community. Your donation can help us write more simple health messages that children can learn and share, more storybooks and educational posters to share for FREE around the world.
Alderney, Guernsey | November 2020 Dear Friends, This week it was really, really tempting to cave into that sinking feeling I get when I feel EXCLUDED from something important to me. EXCLUDED is an awful word that ricochets around my life at the moment, as I am among the three

November 30, 2020

Joy in Andhra Pradesh!

Brother Francis Joy is a minister in India who is reaching out to communities in Andhra Pradesh, India. At present his ministry reaches around 200 children and their families. He came across the work of Children for Health through LinkedIn and then downloaded our vision poster and our content on:
I attended a fascinating webinar last week on ‘Keeping Trust in Immunisation: Community perception of Vaccination in the time of COVID-19’. It was an online conversation hosted by the Gavi CSO Constituency in partnership with ACTION, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, RESULTS UK & Save the Children. There are enormous challenges facing
At Children for Health we have long been supporters of Jane McGonigal’s work on SuperBetter. For those who are not familiar with it, SuperBetter is a gameful approach to supporting mental wellness. The methodology uses gameful design – already familiar to many young people and children. For many years our
Alderney, Guernsey | November 2020 Dear Friends, This week, I’ve been having fun with resilience! I know this sounds a bit weird, but I have made up a kind of dance. But when I say, ‘I made up’ – it has come from work I have done with children and