HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM
FOR
DEVELOPING COMMUNITIES
(THE MOST IMPORTANT KNOWLEDGE)
ENGLISH/ FRENCH/ HMONG  
KHMER/ MANDARIN
RUSSIAN/ SPANISH
DOWNLOAD FREE
World Health Organization (WHO) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) international
guidelines have also been adapted for use in Health Screening, Health Fair, and other primary
prevention and health promotion settings.


PARTICIPATORY HEALTH EDUCATION GUIDELINES
EVIDENCE-BASED PARTICIPATORY HEALTH EDUCATION GUIDELINES

NOTE CONCERNING FORMAT:  All illustrations are in the PDF format which can be downloaded free
and shown directly on
computer monitors, or on large screen projectors, or printed in the 8.5x11
inch Letter-size
(The 8.5x11 illustrations are used in Notebook,  Binder  and Folder formats  for
individual and family counseling).
In addition, we have made some of the illustrations available in the
11x17 inch Tabloid-size for posters
for teaching groups:
-Those illustrations that are available only in the 8.5x11 Letter-size may be easily enlarged (129%) to
the 11x17 Tabloid-size either on your computer, or by providing the PDF file to your local copy or office
supply shop.   
-11x17 inch Tabloid-size posters (two illustrations placed back to back, 5 mil laminated) are usually
available for $5-$6.  See: Producing Your Own Programs

I."THE 3 THINGS" See Section II of the Health Screening page.

II. "JUST ONE SODA"
SODA & OTHER SUGAR SWEETENED BEVERAGES GUIDELINES (WHO&HHS)
The props for assisting the educator in demonstrating the above guidelines are shown in the photos
below and include:   a. 12 ounce (355cc) can of regular soda.  b. Four pound (1.8kg) bag of sugar for
US (Spanish version uses a 1 kg bag).  c. 7 kg (15 pounds) of lard.  d. Backpack filled with 7 kg (15
pounds) content.  e. 8.5x11 Letter Size Poster attached to Backpack. f. Three double-sided Tabloid
Size-11x17 inch POSTERS (Note: When all the props are available, and the educator is familiar with
the lesson and the participatory approach, the posters are not needed. See "
1b.How Many
Teaspoons?"  and "3b.How Does it Feel?" below)

Photos Demonstrating the 4 parts to the "Just One Soda" Lesson:
1a. How Many Teaspoons and How Many Bags?
1b. How Many Teaspoons and How Many Bags?
2. How Much Weight Could You Gain?
3a. How Does It Feel?
3b. How Does It Feel?
4. How Long Would It Take?

8.5x11 LETTER-SIZE POSTER ATTACHED TO BACKPACK-English
8.5x11 LETTER-SIZE POSTER ATTACHED TO BACKPACK-Spanish

JUST ONE SODA-TABLOID SIZE (11X17 Inch) POSTERS   These 3 double-sided (6 illustration)
Tabloid Size posters are used to teach larger groups.  The questions enable youths and inexperienced
educators to teach their peers WHO and HHS nutrition guidelines in a participatory manner.
 
"JUST ONE SODA"  3 double-sided POSTERS (Tabloid Size-11x17 inches)-English
"JUST ONE SODA"  3 double-sided POSTERS (Tabloid Size-11x17 inches)-Spanish

JUST ONE SODA-LETTER SIZE (8.5X11 Inch) are used (often in notebooks, binders and folders) for
teaching individuals and families. NOTE: These illustration PDFs can also be downloaded and shown
as large screen projections for larger groups.
"JUST ONE SODA"  3 double-sided (Letter Size-8.5x11 inches)-English
"JUST ONE SODA"  3 double-sided (Letter Size-8.5x11 inches)-Spanish

III. HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR DEVELOPING COMMUNITIES--
LESSON PLAN & PICTURE BOOK VERSIONS
Lesson Plan and Picture Book versions of the Health Education Program For Developing Communities
have been specifically developed to assist Community Health Educators (CHEs) and others in
implementing the participatory approach.  These can  be downloaded free at following links (We are
deeply indebted to Jody Collinge, MD, FAAP, and the Global CHE Network for these excellent resources.)
CHE HEPFDC LESSON PLANS  
CHE HEPFDC PICTURE BOOKS

IV. HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR DEVELOPING COMMUNITIES--
ADDITIONAL PARTICIPATORY APPROACHES
NOTE: All of the following are available in all the above languages by clicking on the respective
HANDBOOK and ILLUSTRATION PDF files on the
DOWNLOAD FREE  page.  The following photos
illustrate the "props" that can be used to enhance the participatory learning process
:

28 TAKING MEDICATION
Download Illustration #28 and see Handbook #28  for the written guidelines in any of the above
languages from the
DOWNLOAD FREE  page.
"TAKING MEDICATION" PROPS PHOTO  shows the props for assisting the educator  in demonstrating
these guidelines: Lockable, homemade medicine box.  
   

36 & 37 ORAL HEALTH
See Nutrition Programs page

39 WHO 5 KEYS TO APPROPRIATE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Download Illustration 39 and see Handbook Section 39  for the written guidelines in any of the above
languages from the
DOWNLOAD FREE  page.
"WHO 5 KEYS TO APPROPRIATE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY" PROPS PHOTO  Photo shows the props
for assisting the educator in demonstrating these guidelines: Children at Mexico health fair
participating in jumping rope and hula hoops

Please send recommendations for improvement to
edit@hepfdc.info.  Thank you.
PARTICIPATORY HEALTH EDUCATION
APPROACHES & MATERIALS
(For Clinics, Schools, Churches, Health Screening Events,
Health Fairs, Community Health Educators, Etc.)
Click on the following links (Blue Font) to DOWNLOAD FREE copies: