Hesperian Health Guides

Hesperian Health Guides

Children and Youth


Better Care Network
A source of information for people working on issues related to children who lack adequate family care.

Children’s Rights Centre
The Children's Right Centre is a non-profit organization based in Durban that strives to transform South Africa through our vision of a child-friendly society.

Global Fund for Children
GFC gives small grants to innovative community-based organizations working with vulnerable children and youth.

International Child Development Programmes
International Child Development Programmes (ICDP) works for the healthy development of children and youth in the world.

Listening to Children by Patty Wipfler, Hand in Hand
A series of 6 booklets that cover crying, fear, anger, special time, tantrums, and listening. A very new and revolutionary approach for dealing with feelings and behavior. Not written specifically for disabled children but the basic ideas work for everyone.

New Global Citizen
New Global Citizens educates, equips and mobilizes young people to help solve the greatest challenges faced by communities around the world by partnering with grassroots organizations that are finding local solutions to local problems.

Plan International
Plan works with children, their families, communities, organizations and local governments to implement programs at grassroots level in health, education, water and sanitation, income generation and cross-cultural communication.

Primary Child Care: Book One by Maurice and Felicity King, Teaching Aids at Low Cost (TALC)
Excellent guide for health care of children.

Save the Children
Save the Children is an independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need in the United States and around the world through a variety of campaigns.

Facts for Life
Facts for Life is a publication designed to educate those who have influence over the safety and wellbeing of children. Through simple messages, it aims to bring life-saving knowledge to every corner of the world.

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