Tag: Children’s Empowerment

October 2017 | A Round Up

Topic Focus The topic focus for October is Preventing Injuries and Accidents. Have a look at our messages here! As part of our focus this month we featured this great video from the Child Health Initiative, “Speed Kills Children”. Guest post this month Our Guest Post of the month is

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WHO and 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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Health Literacy Month! Championing the Work of HIFA

October is Health Literacy Month. A time for organizations and individuals to promote the importance of understandable health information. This annual, worldwide, awareness-raising event has been going strong since 1999. To celebrate Health Literacy Month, we’d like to champion the work of the Healthcare Information For All Network (HIFA). HIFA’s

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HealthPhone | October’s Featured Guest Initiative

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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The Empowerment of Young Adolescents

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 | Messages for Children

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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The 100 Messages For Children to Learn & Share

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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Training Tools: The Rainbow Tree

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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Accidents & Preventing Injuries: The Focus of our October Campaign

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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Guest Post: ELearning In Africa – What You Need To Know About It

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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