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Young Voices Africa is an initiative of AVERT. See their website for the videos and information. The videos focussed on six characters – Spijo, Lineo, Martha, Babalwa, Chipo and Mwaise who are all facing dilemmas around sex and relationships – whether it’s dating older people, an unhealthy relationship, having sex without a condom, being
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
Guest Post by Nandita Thatte, leader of the ‘Implementing Best Practices’ (IBP) Initiative at WHO. The IBP Initiative is a network of over 60 organizations committed to supporting the dissemination and use of evidence based guidelines and programmatic practices in family planning and reproductive health through innovative knowledge exchange and
We’re proud to announce that we have made the short-list for the Third Sector Awards in the Small Charity Big Achiever category! This recognition is so wonderful as it can be hard to explain what we do as we do not have our own projects but we help others create
Our September topic is Intestinal Worms, it is one of our 10 topics with 10 ‘intestinal worms’ 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
This opinion piece reflects on two recommendations from the WHO, UNICEF and the World Bank Group framework; “Nurturing care for early childhood development: a framework for helping children survive and thrive to transform health and human potential.” It suggests that the framework does not go far enough in recognising the
The 2018 Children for Health Outstanding Partner Award has been given to John Pettigrew. John is based in Cambridge, UK, where he founded and runs We Are Futureproofs Ltd, which helps book publishers build work-flows that provide speed, simplicity and savings. John has been working in publishing for 20 years
The August 18th issue of the Lancet reflected on 50 years of Oral Rehydration Therapy. Here are some interesting and selected extracts and thanks to The Health Information for All organisation for these… …’50 years ago, the first study showing that an oral solution of glucose and electrolytes was effective
We were so delighted to receive copies of the 2018 edition of the Homertonian that features the work of Children for Health through its Alumni Profile of Clare Hanbury (Homerton 1979-83). Click to see bigger version Click to see bigger version You can read Homertonian online here! Our profile is on
I am the head teacher of Mbane local primary school. We have recently started a malaria control programme. This means that we teach the children in our school about the dangers of malaria, how it is spread and how to prevent it. We also teach them to detect the early