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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
This (longer than usual) post give our readers some background to our programme in Mozambique – there is a short discussion at the bottom of the post. Background The Children’s Participation, Learning and Action for Nutrition (PCAAN) programme in Tete Province, Mozambique was implemented with our involvement between 2014 and 2016.
Photo Credit: HealthPhone Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve see a global surge in sharing distance learning resources. For example, here is one from UNESCO and another from HundrED. We liked this article from Karen Mundy and Susannah Hares, highlighting that marginalised children (especially girls) could be left behind their
In Tim Spector’s new book, Spoonfed, Professor Tim Spector sets outs in a fascinating, highly digestible way what ALL of us need to know about nutrition. In almost every country in the work we are ‘fed‘ so many powerful stories about what to eat and why. There are many many