Tag: Early Adolescence

The Mother and Child Health and Education Trust’s HealthPhone Initiative HealthPhone is an initiative of The Mother and Child Health and Education Trust. The Foundation was founded on the principle that healthcare knowledge is a right. Disease and malnutrition can be combated effectively by bridging the knowledge gap that disenfranchises

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At the 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health in October 2017, Robert Blum presented some of the findings of the Global Early Adolescents Study (GEAS) that looked specifically at ’empowerment’ in early adolescence (10-14). This work on adolescent empowerment is so important to our work that we are summarising it

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Prevent Anaemia with the help of children and adolescents! This is a FIRST DRAFT of our Messages for Children and Young Adolescents to Learn and Share on Preventing Anaemia. We have created the list to try to do something practical in response to finding out the dreadful news that 50%

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This is the front of our poster, 100 Messages for Children to Learn & Share, Children for Health – Sharing Knowledge Saving Lives. On the back we have printed 100 messages for children to learn and share in 10 health topics: Malaria, Diarrhoea, Nutrition, Coughs, Colds & Illness, Intestinal Worms,

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The Rainbow Tree is a training tool to be used in Teacher Training workshops focused on children’s participation in health education. It can be used alongside, The Rainbow Flower (a tool for children). Like The Rainbow Flower, this tool contains seven concepts which distinguishes a participatory model from a ‘traditional

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Children for Health has created 100 messages for children to learn and share; 10 messages in 10 health topics. The focus of our work this month is Accidents & Preventing Injuries. Would these messages be useful for the children you know? Would they be useful for teachers who are working

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This is a guest post by Jens Ischebek, reproduced with his permission. You can contact Jens directly via his Twitter page or read other articles by Jens here. Children for Health are interested in the content as we would like to contribute to the development of top quality health education content

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October is Health Literacy Month. This is a time for organisations and individuals to promote the importance of understandable health information. This annual, worldwide, awareness-raising event has been going strong ever since Helen Osborne founded it in 1999. Click here for more information. To help celebrate Health Literacy Month we

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In one country where we are helping to strengthen a government nutrition education strategy in primary schools, the school likes to put on a Nutrition Day. This is part of an annual community education day. All the schools in one locality come together to show the community what they have

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I was really interested to listen to this broadcast on the BBC Radio 4 this week… Health Inequality: TB, Trauma and Technology On Start the Week Andrew Marr explores killer diseases and the health of the world. Kathryn Lougheed focuses on one of the smartest killers humanity has ever faced

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