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.

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 […]
Oct 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 […]
Aug 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 […]
Apr 12, 2012
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SOPO the Movie.
Mar 11, 2009
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Clinical Trials – informed consent

A Speaking Book on What it means to be part of a Clinical Trial.
Mar 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.
Oct 13, 2008
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Speaking Books working in the Community

Educating low literacy communities health care, mental health & suicide through Speaking (Audio) Books in Sub Saharan Africa. A documentary created by the South African government to support the Speaking […]
Oct 1, 2008
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Speaking Books® in Action

Healthcare, mental health & suicide audiobooks – The purpose, benefits, and values for speaking books (audio books) for low literacy communities.