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For several months now Children for Health has been a member of these HIFA2015 and CHILD2015 campaigning groups. Of particular interest to us is the Child Health Care Information and Learning Discussion group – CHILD2015. This is a global email discussion group with a focus on the information and learning

October 23, 2013

How We Develop our Messages

Our core content at Children for Health and something unique to us are the 100 health messages for children to learn and share. Mobile technology can be used to reach children and their families with these nuggets of distilled information. These health messages are the product of an involved process
At Children for Health and during this month of October we have a focus on handwashing and on other aspects of keeping clean and on water. October 15th is Global Handwashing day! We wanted to share here a post originally on the blog of our director, Clare Hanbury in which

October 21, 2013

The Children Can Do Event

On Wednesday 16th October, Children for Health was invited to participate in the Children Can Do event at Mansion House in the heart of the City of London. The event was to launch a wonderful desk diary themed on the idea that ‘Children Can do’ and every sparkling page shows
Exactly one year ago today, a group of experts for whom child participation is a passion and key driver, discussed the whole idea of Child Participation in Health. This group is convened by the Children for Health director, Clare Hanbury and is held approximately once every 6 weeks. Here are
It’s Global Handwashing Day! How can children take part? From the Global Handwashing Day website “Handwashing with soap is the most effective and inexpensive way to prevent diarrhoeal and acute respiratory infections, which take the lives of millions of children in developing countries every year. Together, they are responsible for
Global Hand Washing Day has arrived! Here is something to us started in celebration of our wonderful hands. Our Beautiful Wonderful Hands – Hand Shadow Show
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At Children for Health, we are keen on a teaching tool that Prof David Morley called ‘the pneumonia stone’ when he was alive and teaching Primary Health Care to so many people. We have adopted this as one of our favourite things to demonstrate to children as it can be
At Children for Health we rather like Pinterest! It is helping us develop collections of resources and images that are both practical and inspiring. Here is our board on Nutrition…please help us develop it! The Children for Health Board on Nutrition
It wasn’t just ZuZu and ZaZa the parrots that brought colour and movement to the Children for Health visit to Pakistan; Clare Hanbury also took a Rainbow Stick with her. ZuZu and ZaZa perched on the Rainbow Stick Everywhere she went she took and explained the purpose of the Rainbow