Recent News

If you want to be in the know about what’s going on at Speaking Books, you’ve come to the right place. Be sure to check back regularly to get the latest news, blog, announcements & information on illiteracy, health education, and development.

Feb 1, 2013

Celebrating a Decade of the Public Sector Innovation Awards

A message from Ayanda Diodlo, Deputy Minister for Public Service and Administration. The Center for Public Service Innovation celebrates a decade of the Public Sector Innovation Awards, naming the Speaking […]
Jan 1, 2013
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Preventing Teen Suicide

Rotary USA partners with SADAG to prevent teen suicides in SA.
Dec 11, 2012
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SADAG Teen Suicide Prevention Program at Ponelopele School

With one in 5 of South African youth attempting suicide, this is a major problem, particularly as Depression is not understood or recognized by much of the population and particularly […]
Nov 30, 2012
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The Launch of Growing Your Health

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! 
Nov 15, 2012
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Rotary Sponsored SADAG Teen Suicide Prevention Program at Ponelopele School

With one in 5 of South African youth attempting suicide, this is a major problem, particularly as Depression is not understood or recognized by much of the population and particularly […]
Nov 15, 2012
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Educating on Depression and Suicide Prevention

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 […]
Oct 23, 2012

Speaking Truth to Disease

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 […]
Oct 19, 2012
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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. […]
Oct 18, 2012
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CAPAM Awards Presentation

Oct 18, 2012
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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 […]