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

Female genital mutilation (FGM) teaching resources

Created for Key Stage 3 and 4 citizenship and PSHE classes, these resources focus on dispelling myths around FGM. They also include the powerful stories of those who have been affected by FGM and those who are working to eradicate it. 

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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?

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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.

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