All posts tagged with: health

PMNCH Partners' Forum Youth Zone, Welcome Address & Press Conference

Posted June 30, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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"If you like something there is a seed and there are no seeds without fruit. So if you like something, investigate it and let it grow" - Zizipho Ndevu (CRF youth journalist) sharing her thoughts from this morning's sessions. This morning we've had the opportunity to engage with some of the key forum speakers and sit in the presence of Graca Machel (PMNCH Chair), Cyril Ramaphosa (SA Deputy President), Margret Chan (Director- General WHO) and Amina Mohammed (UN Special Advisor on...


A common thread: reaching every woman and every newborn

Posted June 29, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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The CRF young reporters attended the "A common thread: reaching every woman and every newborn" reception and had the opportunity to interview Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Dr. Pakishe Aaron Motsoaledi


Alexander Clinic Visit

Posted June 29, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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CRF youth visit the Alexander Clinic and interview general public and Sister Ellen on issues pertaining to maternal and child health care within the community of Alexander.


CRF Tanzania visiting the Alex FM "Bigger than life" studios

Posted June 29, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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CRF Tanzania team visiting the Alex FM studios for a tour and sharing their knowledge on maternal, newborn and child health with the rest of the young reporters from Alex FM. The "Bigger than life" young reporters broadcast their weekly shows on Saturdays 09h00- 10h00 and based on the skills and topic sharing taking place now, they will soon be broadcasting a show related to maternal, newborn and child health!


CRF covering the PMNCH 2014 Partners' Forum

Posted June 29, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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Today kicked off the first day of the Children's Radio Foundation's preparation for the upcoming PMNCH / 2014 Partners Forum which we'll be covering! We had the opportunity to unpack the layered issue of maternal, newborn and child health with expert advise from Dr Andres de Francisco (Deputy Executive Director of the PMNCH and Coordinator of Technical Work), Marriette (UNICEF) and Marta (WHO). We also has the opportunity to exchange experiences, ideas and thoughts with senior yout...


"Don't use drugs. To Live is Better!"

Posted June 27, 2014 no picture Gabriela Marinho

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A cry in defense of Life: Don't use drugs. To Live is Better! Themes that defend human development in its entirety, which involve one's freedom and autonomy, whether social, physical, or spiritual, have been dealt with without taboo at the Legion of Good Will its foundation in 1950. Many of the actions are developed and mobilized by the Organization's youth movement. www.boavontade.com/en/


FGM: the law is failing

Posted June 18, 2014 Avatar rek204

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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has been a crime in the UK since 1985 (the Prohibition of Female Circumcision Act 1985) and has since been revised and renamed to reflect the nature of the crime (Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003). Yet 65,000 girls under the age of 13 remain at risk, without a successful prosecution in 30 years to protect these girls. The law is failing as it is currently enacted. This is because girls are often the daughters of those who organise the ceremony;...


A Human Habitat

Posted June 17, 2014 Avatar Thompson_Youth_Zambia

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I want our government to enforce regulations on how we can keep our surroundings clean. People should be told of what happens to the environment when it is not taken care of. Here is a picture that shows how Mongu, a town in the western part of Zambia, is not cared for by its own people... I wonder what would happen if this kind of dirt is allowed to pile up for more than 5 years.... Let's stand together and find a way to show these people how to keep our environment clean....


Save the Invisible children // The Street Children

Posted June 16, 2014 no picture Sydney Kalonji

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I am really honoured to be here and thank you for all that you do for the children worldwide BUT; There are thousands of children living on the streets, around us but we turn a blind eye! These hungry, lonely and helpless young children roam the streets day and night no where to go, no future, no education, no parents, no one cares. They are victims of poverty, domestic violence and orphanism, They hunt for food and hope and survival! They become again victims of...


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