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This 88 page book is designed to help primary care workers understand mental health problems and how they can be treated. Mental health problems from childhood to old age are examined. The book focuses primarily on the Afghan culture but is also relevant to a wider community.

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This 56 page document is part of the WHO Information Series on School Health. It provides a framework for promoting health and healthy nutrition through schools.

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Hesperian Health Guides publishes 20 titles in English, spanning women's health, children, disabilities, dentistry, health education, HIV and environmental health. Among them is there most widely used health care manual 'Where There is No Doctor'. Other titles include 'Where There is No Dentist', 'Disabled Village Children', 'Helping Children Who are Blind' and 'Helping Children Who are Deaf'. This website provides information on all the Hesperian Health Guides and how they can be obtained or viewed. Some books are also available in Dari and Pashto and can be found on the website under Books and Resources - Resources by Language.

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This 59 page document is part of the WHO Information Series on School Health. It will help educators to understand how efforts to promote peace and prevent violence might be planned, implemented and evaluated in schools. It focuses on simple concrete steps that schools can take without major investment of resources.

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This 80 page resource describes a pilot project completed by IRC Pakistan. The project was aimed at developing innovative ways to increase the awareness of teacher trainers to the needs of distressed children.

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This 145 page manual provides teachers with extensive information for the planning and development of life skills-based hygiene education. It includes lesson plans covering a range of themes related to sanitation and hygiene suitable for students age 6-12. 

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This 30 page booklet is part of the Educational Practices Series developed by the International Academy of Education. It addresses issues such as safety, identifying troubled children, crisis management, discipline, substance abuse and cooperation between home and school.

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This 32 page booklet is part of the Educational Practices Series developed by the International Academy of Education.  It discusses the social-emotional skills which students need for success in school and in life.

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This resource discusses the incidence of diabetes worldwide. It explains the role of  insulin and describes the causes, signs and symptoms and other health problems related to diabetes. Comprehension questions follow the reading.

 

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This reading describes REM sleep (rapid eye movement sleep). It describes what parts of the brain are involved and how it affects learning.

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This resource describes the importance of sleep. It explains how adequate sleep is necessary for our nervous systems to work properly and describes what happens when animals are deprived of sleep.

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This one page reading explains how and why we sneeze. The reading is followed by comprehension questions and an answer key. 

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This 14 page article describes various methods used by music therapists when treating those suffering from trauma. 

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This reading describes the effects of poisonous spiders on humans.

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"For activists, civil society leaders, practitioners and students who are asking “What is the real work of social change?” Real stories, not “best practice models”, but rather experiences to be learned from, to deepen our questions, and to be more thoughtful in our practice" .From Barefootguide.org

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