Tag: Adolescent Empowerment

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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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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Dear All Since our last newsletter, the books we were creating for Save the Children in India and Nigeria have been completed and sent. You may remember that the focus of this programme is on what children can do to help implement the WHO 7-point plan at part of the

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Children for Health has been contacted by an old friend! In 1999 our director, Clare Hanbury was working for The Child-to-Child Trust. She conducted a training workshop with teachers on ‘Children’s Participation in Nutrition‘ workshop in Machakos district in Kenya. Peter Kitela (below) was one of these teachers. As a

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