Tag: Children’s Empowerment

Impact of Our Work in Diarrhoea Prevention and Control

Many regular readers of our blog will know that we are involved in the Save the Children Signature Programmes in Nigeria and India that focus on setting up Children’s Health Clubs and get children engaging with activities focussed on Diarrhoea Prevention and Control. IMPACT IN NIGERIA (May 2018)  Between March

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Our February Topic | Coughs, Colds & Pneumonia | What Can Children Do?

Our February topic is Coughs, Colds & Pneumonia, it is one of our 10 topics with 10 ‘coughs colds and pneumonia’ 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

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The Rainbow Flower | Video series

In the Rainbow Flower video, our CEO and founder Clare Hanbury, explains the tool and how to use it. Please click the image or this link to watch the video. For more information on The Rainbow Flower and to download the tool, click here. Transcript The Rainbow Flower is one

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Everyone Counts | A Storybook for Children

Everyone Counts is a colourful, illustrated story book that tells the story of the need for sharing food fairly. ZaZa and ZuZu the scarlet macaws are angry that the men always eat first and do not remember to leave enough food for the children and for Mama. What can the

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Sex Education and Family Planning

Older child holding younger child

It’s essential to educate and involve children in sexuality and family planning. For one thing, the reality is that vast numbers of children are literally left ‘holding the baby’! The larger the family the more likely it is that children are providing a lot of the childcare. This can be

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What inspires Clare to do this work? | Video Series

If you’ve been following our Video Series, you know the Origins of Children for Health and the 100 Health Messages for Children to Learn & Share. Now find out what inspires Clare to continue to do this valuable work for Children for Health. Watch the video now by clicking the

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20 Myths about Male Condoms for Older Children

Condoms are by far the easiest way to have safer sex, but the use of male condoms is riddled with myths, false perceptions, and unfounded fears. Working with schools and teachers we asked them to share with us the most common myths and misconceptions they have heard. This UNFPA publication

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Ten Messages on HIV and AIDS to Learn and Share

In November, Children for Health focuses on the topic of HIV and AIDS and in particular on  what children aged 10-14 need to learn about HIV and AIDS. This group of children are in early adolescence and can be powerful influencers in their friendship groups and in their families. Of

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The 100 Languages Poem and our FREE 100 Health Messages

The 100 health messages poster from Children for Health

Hello Readers! It’s Clare here! CEO and founder of Children for Health. I’m often sent The 100 Languages poem as my friends know that I like counting things and that I love the number 8 and the number 100. I started Children for Health with a very simple vision: that

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Community Newsletter | October 2017

Our Topic Focus for October has been Accidents & Preventing Injuries and what children can do. It’s been an interesting month with a big focus on letting more people know about our ideas, products and services and learning more about what others are doing too. Click here for a quick

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