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We have just heard the following from Save the Children Colleagues in Lagos, Nigeria:- “Two manuals: The Teaching Guide and Activity for Children Handbook, developed for children participation in diarrhoea prevention and control has been endorsed (verbally) by Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board for children health clubs in public primary schools across

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Behind every high-quality programme in which the children are participating and really feeling empowered is what we call a ‘T-shaped teacher’! When we are training teachers or trainers, we tell them that we are developing a T-shaped person. The vertical axis, represents the skills that the teacher of trainer needs to

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Dear Friends, A quick round-up of a great year! Global Knowledge Hub Our overriding aim for the year was to start becoming a Global Knowledge Hub of health education content for children that anyone could use for free with their families and in their classrooms and programmes. In 2017 we

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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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During this month of October, we are very pleased to highlight the work of the Child Health Initiative who is doing amazing work. We love this booklet, Speed Kills Children: Use the Vaccine. Published to coincide with 2017 UN Global Road Safety Week, this booklet highlights the benefits of speed

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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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NO Tobacco! Why we need to work with children and young adolescents On World NO Tobacco Day, let’s think again on how to work with older children and young adolescents (10-14 years). This is an age and stage where there is a very real possibility they can take up the

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Recently we have been asked how our work “relates to digital” and this caused us to step back and remember why Clare Hanbury founded Children for Health. Clare has been working in the field of “children’s participation in health” since 1989. Since her career began in 1983 she has been

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At the start of 2017, our team has taken some time to reflect on the bigger picture – how our objectives align with global movements and initiatives of different kinds and how best a small group like ours can have the impact we aspire to. We have been especially interested

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It’s been an amazing year. So far in 2016, we have: Completed an evaluation of the work that children are doing in Mozambique in 15 schools. Twelve of these are in a rural area and three in an urban area. There are around 14,000 children touched by the project in

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