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Model School Health Tobacco Control Intervention

Publication date: 
2004
Author(s): 
EDC

This curriculum uses skills-based health education to help students acquire the knowledge, attitudes, and skills that are necessary to make informed decisions and understand the consequences of tobacc

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Download a copy of Model School Health Tobacco Control Intervention in English (PDF) or French (PDF)

Learning for Life: Classroom Activities for HIV and AIDS Education

Publication date: 
2009
Author(s): 
Pulizzi, S. & Rosenblum, L.
Funder: 
Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Young people in many countries are affected by HIV and AIDS in their families, schools, and communities, so they need to acquire skills to prevent HIV infection and to cope with all aspects of HIV and

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Download a copy of Learning for Life: Classroom Activities for HIV and AIDS Education curriculum (PDF, 1MB).

Online Course on Violence and Injury Prevention

TEACH VIP E-Learning is a new online training resource for public health professionals, educators, and non-profits on preventing injuries, violence, and suicide.

Injuries are a major global health problem, killing almost six million people each year and harming millions more.

TEACH VIP E-Learning was funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and developed by EDC’s division of Health and Human Development. For more information contact Carmen Aldinger at caldinger@edc.org.

TEACH VIP E-Learning: Lessons in Violence and Injury Prevention

Project Name: 
TEACH-VIP E-Learning
Funder: 
World Health Organization

TEACH-VIP E-Learning is an online self-paced curriculum on violence and injury prevention.

For more information: 

Visit the TEACH VIP E-Learning website in English or Spanish.

Preparing for a Flu Pandemic

With influenza H1N1 a serious threat, HHD is collaborating on several products to help communities prepare for—and hopefully ward off—a pandemic.

H1N1 influenza—initially called Swine flu—emerged almost a century ago.

For more information contact Carmen Aldinger at caldinger@edc.org

Case Studies in Global School Health Promotion

Publication date: 
2009
Author(s): 
Vince Whitman, C. & Aldinger, C.

A growing body of research identifies strong links between children’s health and educational outcomes; it also notes the reciprocal benefits of access to quality education on individual and family hea

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Order this book from Springer

HIGHLIGHT: Preparing for the H1N1

EDC's Health and Human Development division is helping communities around the world mobilize and respond to what is predicted to be another wave of the H1N1 flu pandemic this fall.

Listening to the Voice of Children

The Voice of Children survey asks 1,500 students in each of three countries—Jordan, Lebanon, and Palestine—about the impact of school as a learning environment on their well-being.

The Universal Education Foundation, a partner with EDC, captured the views of young people in the Middle East about the ways they believe school affects their well-being.

For more information, please contact Cheryl Vince Whitman at cvincewhitman@edc.org

Schools for health, education and development: A call for action

Tang, K.C., Nutbeam, D., Aldinger, C., St Leger, L., Bundy, D., Hoffmann, A.M. et al. (2009). Schools for health, education and development: A call for action. Health Promotion International, 24(1), 68-77.

In 2007, the World Health Organization, together with United Nations and international organization as well as experts, met to draw upon existing evidence and practical experience from regions, countr

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Order from Health Promotion International.

Committed to Promoting Health Worldwide

HHD’s Carmen Aldinger works with countries around the world to improve the health of children and their families by making health promotion an integral part of the education system.

Carmen Aldinger travels the world working with governments, United Nations agencies, and communities to advocate for health promotion through schools.

For more information about our global work in school health promotion contact Carmen Aldinger at caldinger@edc.org.

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