Health teaching resources

Health Teaching Resources

A lack of decent healthcare and access to affordable treatment and medicines is a major barrier to overcoming poverty in many countries. These resources reveal the part that health plays in the fight for global equality.


A nurse takes a man's temperature at a screening center on the road out of Kenema.

Photo: Tommy Trenchard/ActionAid

Kenya factsheet

This simple, colourful factsheet includes a map of Kenya and is perfect for pupils of any age. Discover all the key facts about Kenya's population, languages and climate, as well as information on the big issues the country faces. Why not use this factsheet as a starter activity or as a big Kenya poster for the classroom wall?

The Work of ActionAid - workshop

Use this engaging workshop to help pupils explore the role of an international NGO, and the work of ActionAid. Includes an introduction to our main areas of work including emergencies, HIV/Aids, food and peace-building, plus insight into some of the countries and people we work with. Prices from £50

Resource type: Workshop

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Ebola: The myths and facts - teaching resources

Dispel the myths and learn the facts about the Ebola virus outbreak in Western Africa. This resource includes a quiz, photo-slideshow, maps, activity and infographic, and is suitable for an assembly or class lesson. Adaptable for Key Stages 2, 3 and 4.

Resource type: PPT

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Female Genital Mutilation – teaching resources

A new set of classroom resources for Key Stage 3 and 4. Female genital mutilation is often shrouded in secrecy and may feel like a difficult and sensitive topic to tackle in class. These resources focus on dispelling myths around FGM, and on the powerful stories of those who have been affected and are working to eradicate it.

Resource type: PPT

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