Recent News

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March 2, 2018
Children Coping with Cancer

Children Coping with Cancer

We are delighted to announce the creation of a new bilingual English/Spanish Speaking Book® for Children in America having to Cope with Cancer. For the first time there will be […]
February 6, 2018

Speaking Books to help Children Cope with Cancer

A New Speaking Book® on its way… “Speaking Books® to help Children Cope with Cancer” Children (and their parents) do not always know what they are facing when a child […]
March 6, 2017

Celebrating 10 Years of Speaking Books®

It’s hard to believe that Speaking Books® is turning 10 this year. What an incredible journey it has been! This is as much a tribute to your hard work – […]
October 28, 2015

Sir Emeka Offor commitment to End Polio in Nigeria

Sir Emeka Offor commitment to End Polio in Nigeria The real problems associated with being illiterate involve critical parts of life such as understanding medical instruction, applying for a loan, […]
August 29, 2015

Speaking Books Shortlisted in AfricaCom’s Changing Lives Award Category

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group’s patient education innovation – the Speaking Book – has been shortlisted in AfricaCom’s Changing Lives Award category. AfricaCom is Africa’s biggest technology event […]
September 15, 2014

We Are This Close to Ending Polio

“It is unacceptable that polio continues to infect our children and cause such suffering in Nigeria.”                         — Sir Emeka […]
October 19, 2012
Speaking Books: The Safe Use of Medicines video thumbnail.

Pfizer launches Growing Your Health 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. […]
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 […]