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Children for Health has developed its top 10 Diarrhoea Messages for children to learn and share. Do you work with children? Do you work with any programmes who do? Please share these messages with them. We would love to hear feedback from practitioners and others who might use or adapt
The simple messages in this video on can easily be learned, collected and shared by older primary school aged children. How to Look After Your Bed Net Air your new net IN THE SHADE for 24 hours – the net is treated with insecticide and it can irritate skin without
I am delighted to publish this guest post: Children and Young People – Making a Difference in Libya by Tom Shelton, Communications Officer, Handicap International UK. In the post he shows how children in Libya are contributing to keeping themselves and other members of their families and communities safe. On
Martha Payne’s blog on school dinners, nutrition and linking up with children in Malawi.  
Here is a publication that may be of interest to this community: Children as agents of change for Disaster Risk Reduction: Lessons from El Salvador and the Philippines Overview Disaster management has been dominated by top-down relief efforts targeted at adults, who are assumed to be attuned to the needs

April 1, 2013

Children for Health’s 10 Malaria Messages

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Children for Health has developed its top 10 Malaria Messages for children to learn, collect and share. Older children tucking in younger ones to keep them safe Malaria is a disease spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. Malaria is dangerous. It causes fever & can kill, especially children
The new organisation Children for Health was launched in great style at the National Theatre in London on Thursday, 7th March 2013. Children for Health is a UK-based charitable organisation dedicated to the promotion of basic health education in developing countries, and focused on the role of children as the
News coming from the Congo, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan and many other troubled places in the world steels our determination to advocate the part children and young people have to play in preventing and resolving health and social justice issues that affect them. 30 years ago and as a contribution to The

March 3, 2013

Documentary Films

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This 8.34 minute video from the Malaria Consortium shows a family getting insecticide treated malaria nets, using them correctly and being reminded to mend the nets if they find any holes or tears. After 18 months, none of the children in the family have been sick with malaria because the
Children for Health badges, ribbons and hats! Children love to collect things and the 100 seeks to have (or suggest designs for) 100 collectible sets of ribbons, badges and hats with our logo and in different colours  and patterns for each of the 10 health topics. These would be awarded