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Speaking Books made some great new friends presenting at the Rotary International Conference and Unite for Sight at Yale! We continue to spread the word about the power of Speaking Books and are excited about the support!Olga Sherman on 04/14/2013
- Olga Sherman on 02/20/2013
Rapid Qualitative Assessment of Maternal and Newborn Health Care (MNHC)
Speaking Book in Two Districts in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia 2013
- Olga Sherman on 01/28/2013
We are so excited about the tremendous response to Pfizer's launch of "Growing Your Health: The Wellness Tree" Speaking Book. Check out pictures from the event!Olga Sherman on 11/30/2012
We've also just posted quotes from a follow up focus group in our research page, check it out!
Thanks to the generous funding from the Rotary Clubs of Hilton Head and Pretoria Capital, over 1,150 children were educated about depression and suicide prevention, a huge problem among South Africa's youth.Olga Sherman on 11/15/2012
Check out some great photos from the event!
- Olga Sherman on 10/23/2012
A new speaking book hopes to give the sick access to information and support in their fight against non-communicable diseases. Check out a great article in the Mail&Guardian about the latest Speaking Book.
Together with Pfizer, we just launched the new Speaking Book: Growing Your Health - The Wellness Tree which educates people on the importance of healthy lifestyle to prevent noncommunicable diseases.Olga Sherman on 10/19/2012
Lilian Dube urged the audience to pay closer attention to their health, as well as to begin changing behaviors that increase their risk of cancer, diabetes or heart disease, like smoking, eating unhealthily and avoiding exercise.Dr Jack Watters, Pfizer’s Vice President for External Medical Affairs, said: "NCDs have been overshadowed by the focus on infectious diseases, but continuing to ignore this subject can result in a health catastrophe. These Speaking Books will help people take control of their health and simultaneously overcome the challenge of low literacy – just because someone cannot read, doesn’t mean they don’t deserve access to this vital information."
- Olga Sherman on 10/03/2012
Read our first official newsletter!
Another Speaking Book is complete and ready for viewing! Check out the latest UNICEF Speaking Book: Did You Wash Your Hands?Olga Sherman on 08/27/2012
- Guardian Reporters on 08/26/2012
Check out the great mention about Speaking Books at #14!
We just returned from a very successful CDC National Conference on "Health Communication, Marketing and Media" in Atlanta, GA, August 7-9th.Olga Sherman on 08/14/2012
Zane Wilson presented: "The Speaking Book: Making Health Care Information a Reality" to a packed audience that was eager to learn about the innovation.
We have just completed a new Speaking Book supporting the MTN Qhubeka initiative to mobilize change one bike at a time by rewarding children for planting trees and cleaning up the environment.Olga Sherman on 07/16/2012
Speaking Books was a great success at the DIA 2012 Conference in Philadelphia. The conference was very well attended and our Clinical Trial Speaking Books were flying off the shelf.Olga Sherman on 07/15/2012
We connected with many of our existing pharmaceutical clients and garnered much interest from new prospects in the industry, particularly from Clinical Research Organizations (CROs). Everyone was most impressed that Speaking Books addresses so many of the low literacy informed consent issues.
We will be showcasing our Speaking Books for Clinical Trials at the upcoming DIA 2012 (Drug Information Association) in Philadelphia's Conference Center from June 24-28th.Posted by Brian Julius on 05/22/2012
Please come and see us and take away a free sample Speaking Book.
We just published 3 new Speaking Books: Pfizer Wellness Tree, guide to healthy life choices and non-communicable disease prevention, Project Hope Haiti book to guide amputees on coping with trauma, and Child Welfare, Bringing Hope and Help to Children.Posted by Brian Julius on 05/10/2012
Zane Wilson, creator of the Speaking Book and SADAG Founder, was honored by South Africa's President Zuma with the country's highest community award - The Order of Baobab.Cassey Chambers on 04/28/2012
- Cassey Amoore on 12/01/2011
- O Magazine on 12/01/2011
Imagine looking at this article and only understanding the images. Being illiterate limits the information you can access, and in Africa, on in five people cannot read. Enter Speaking Books…
- PJ Online on 10/08/2011
- Pfizer on 10/01/2011
- WMA on 10/01/2011
The Speaking Book created to provide critical health care education to low literacy
communities, first reached worldwide attention and recognition at the gala event hosted
by the World Medical Association AGM in New Delhi in November 2009.
- Rob Katz - Acumen Fund on 07/19/2011
- Fair Lady on 07/01/2011
- Global Network - Neglected Tropical Diseases on 06/06/2011
- Global Network - Neglected Tropical Diseases on 06/03/2011