ERIC Number: ED243820
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Aids for Health and Home Extension Volunteers. Appropriate Technologies for Development. Reprint R-3.
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.
This book contains various aids for Peace Corps home extension volunteers. Section I, "Culture Resource Material," contains four articles by Paul Benjamin: (1) "Values in American Culture"; (2) "The Cultural Context of Health Education"; (3) "Problems of Introducing Public Health Programs in 'Underdeveloped Areas'"; and (4) "The Role of Beliefs and Customs in Sanitation Programs." Section II, "'How To' Community Health Education," supplies five resources: (1) The Group Approach to Introducing New Ideas; (2) Community Organization Aimed at Encouraging Village People to Want to Use a Latrine; (3) The Case of the Missing Latrine; (4) Suggested Outline for Use by Countries in Discussing "Health Education of the Public"; and (5) Documentation of Community Data. The third section,"Sanitation Resource Material," contains: (1) Basic Health Sanitation--Community Improvements; (2) Drink Safe Water; (3) How to Wash Your Clothes; (4) Personal Cleanliness; (5) Wash Dishes Right; (6) Get Rid of Household Pests; (7) Dispose of Waste; (8) Storing Food at Home; (9) Prepare and Serve Safe Meals; and (10) Care for Your Baby. Topics of Section IV, "'How To' School Health Education," are: (1) Teachers Can Contribute to Child Health; (2) Opportunities for Correlating Health with Other Subject Areas; (3) The Classroom Teacher and Health Education; (4) Suggestions for Constructing a Teaching Unit in Health; (5) Teaching Learning Activities; (6) Draft Syllabus for Health Education for Ages 6-11; and (7) Health Education for the Tropical Mother in Feeding Her Young Child. (JMK)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.