Recent News

If you want to be in the know about what’s going on at our organization, you’ve come to the right place. Be sure to check back regularly to get our latest news updates.

October 18, 2012
Speaking Books launch event.

Speaking Book launched targeting non-communicable diseases

Yesterday, the Department of Health launched the first-ever Speaking Book addressing the understanding and prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. According to the World Health […]
October 10, 2012

Mental health: Can one person make a difference?

How much difference can one person make? Quite a lot, as it turns out. Today is World Mental Health Day, and I’d like to pay tribute to one woman who […]
August 26, 2012

Africa Innovations: 15 Ideas Helping to Transform a Continent

Africa Innovations: 15 Ideas Helping to Transform a Continent A mobile phone database for dairy farmers and a strain of sweet potato that can help fight child blindness. These are […]
April 12, 2012
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SOPO the Movie.
March 11, 2009
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Clinical Trials – informed consent

A Speaking Book on What it means to be part of a Clinical Trial.
March 11, 2009
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Clinical Trials – Informed Consent

Ensuring informed consent is critical in conducting safe and proper clinical trials. Speaking Books ensures it’s done. Check out the video.
October 13, 2008
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Speaking Books working in the Community

Speaking Books being used for health care education for low literacy communities in Sub Saharan Africa. A documentary created by the South African government to support the Speaking Book presentation […]
October 1, 2008
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Speaking Books in Action

The purpose, benefits, and values for speaking book low literacy users.