Tag: Accidents & Injury Prevention

Here is some good content (and stark facts) from WHO on Injury prevention. At Children for Health we believe that children themselves can do a lot to help protect themselves and each other from injury and accidents. It’s important that educators and parents spend time highlighting dangers and involve older

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We need air to live. We can’t breathe underwater. When water gets into our lungs we drown. Every three minutes a child somewhere in the world dies from drowning. Each year between two and three million children die from drowning. Children under five are most at risk and a small

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Almost all of us have burnt our fingers when we have touched something hot, or our mouths when we have eaten food that is too hot. But burns and scalds can be very serious and can put our life at risk. Every year almost one hundred thousand young people and

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We need first aid when someone is injured. We can learn basic first aid to help someone who has been injured while someone else runs to get help. What is an injury? When something hurts our body is telling us to STOP doing whatever we are doing because it has

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Children for Health has developed its top 10 Messages on Accidents and Preventing Injuries 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

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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

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