Health and Environment Resources
Child to Child has its organisational roots in health education. This section has a range of activity sheets related to health, disaster risk reduction and more.
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Affecting schools through a health education initiative
In this chapter of Partnerships in Educational Development (2006), Tashmin Kassam-Khamis and Sadia Muzzafar Bhutta from Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development, Karachi, assess the success of Child to Child approach in promoting health in 40 schools in Pakistan.
They have realised that the health promoting school and Child to Child approach create an enabling environment to help teachers teach better and encourage greater participation by children, which in turn enhances their health knowledge and self-esteem.
Aforja Educativa - The Educational Knapsack
The Alforja Educativa (“Educational Knapsack”) is a set of play-based, practical activities focussing on harmony among all living things both visible and invisible. Developed by Ecuador-based Centro Niño a Niño(Child to Child Center – a partner of Child to Child) in conjunction with ReAct LatinAmerica, the Knapsack is grounded in the indigenous cosmovision of “Sumak Kawsay” (“Good Living”) and uses Child to Child methodology to allow children to investigate, study, act, and communicate about the microbial world and its role in the web of life.
ALFORJA EDUCATIVA School Health and Microbial World Part 1 & 2
"Alforja Educativa" (The Educational knapsack ) Part 1 analysis the problem of bacterial resistance from an integrative and multilateral perspective, starting from the understanding of the microbial world and its role in the human and planet life. This volume is part of the Educational Saddlebag "School Health and Microbial World", it contains topics: Food for Life, Air, Water
"Alforja Educativa" (The Educational knapsack) Part 2 intends to broaden the understanding of human life as one of the interconnected threads with the other elements of nature, conceived as a living being that engenders, feeds, purifies and protects life. Part 2 contains the topics: Sumak Kawsay, Bacterial World, Proper Use of Antibiotics.
Alforja INGLES - The Educational knapsack ( English version)
La Alforja, a proposal to link boys and girls with the microbial world, and learn about the problem of resistance to antibiotics, understanding the intertwining of infinite vital relationships that exist in nature, and of which the human being is only one part. In the formal educational program, its approach can be articulated transversally within the school curriculum or incorporated into community learning spaces.
Booklet: Sexual Health, HIV and aids
This booklet offers information and activities for teaching children and adolescents about Sexual Health, HIV and aids.
Child to Child and Children Living in Camps
This book is designed for teachers, health workers, group leaders and others. It illustrates ways in which Child to Child activities can be used to improve the health and well being of children living in camps. Water and sanitation, malaria, disability and preventing accidents are some of the topics covered within in the four chapters.
Child to Child Mine Risk Education
This activity booklet provides ideas on helping children be alert to the dangers in mined areas, how to avoid these dangers and how to encourage others to do the same. It is aimed at those planning mine risk education projects for children and for those involved in mine awareness programmes as teachers or trainers.
Child to Child Project in Newham Evaluation Report
Between January and March 2007, Child to Child piloted a project at Newham College in Stratford, East London, delivered by SHiNE Young People’s Sexual Health Service (Newham PCT). Using the Child to Child step approach, the project increased student’s participation in, and commitment to taking control of their own learning; effected changes in sexual health behaviour and in communicating around sexual health among the peer group; helped the development of essential life skills, especially around practising safer sex; and strengthened links between education and health sectors.
Child to Child School Health Promotion programme in India (SEHAT)
Toolkits developed for Child to Child School Health Promotion programme in India (SEHAT) on a range of health topics.
Child to Child stories for health education
Each of these storybooks deals with a different health topic. They are intended to support science, social studies, and environmental science, home economics or health science curricula and of course, English language! Each book has been written by an experienced educationalist in conjunction with a team of health and language specialists