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Topic "Children's Health" in Somali - total 52 documents

Title: Action Taken Form- Student Head Lice
Summary: This form is used to gain an understanding of the treatment used and when it commenced for headlice.

Title: All about Kindergarten
Summary: Children go to a kindergarten program in the year before starting school, usually when they are four years old. Some services also offer kindergarten programs for three-year-olds. This booklet provides comprehensive information about how and when your child can start kindergarten

Title: Babies from birth to crawling - birth to 9 months
Summary: Your baby will wriggle and roll from birth, start to sit up at about 6 months and crawl at about 9 months. They will also start to reach and grasp for objects and put them into their mouth. Understanding your baby’s development as they grow will help you gain a great deal of enjoyment from your child and help to keep them safe.

Title: Bed- Wetting in Young Adults
Summary: Some young people with night-time wetting may also have day-time bladder problems, such as passing urine more often and more urgently than normal, and urine leaks as they hurry to the toilet (also called overactive bladder).

Title: Child care services are community centres
Summary: When your child attends a child care service you are provided with a unique opportunity to be supported in your parenting role as well as have your child in care.

Title: Childhood Bed-Wetting
Summary: Bed-wetting is common. About one in every five children in Australia wets the bed. Bed-wetting can run in families and is more common in boys than girls before the age of nine years. It can be upsetting for the child and stressful for the whole family. The good news is that you can get help.

Title: Childhood pneumococcal disease
Summary: Pneumococcal disease is a major cause of hospitalisation and death among children less than five years of age in Australia. Children under one year of age have the highest risk of pneumococcal meningitis. Therefore the earlier this immunisation is given the better because the age peak it affects is very young.

Title: Consent to conduct head lice inspections
Summary: This form asks parents to provide written consent for their children's school to conduct head lice inspections.

Title: Conversations with Babies
Summary: The research shows that experiences in infancy and early childhood are very important. It has also shown that babies have social needs for interaction and communication. The brochure explains why it is important to talk to babies. It also provides nutritional advises.

Title: Culturally and Linguistically diverse (CALD) families
Summary: Australia is populated by people of many different cultural groups whose differences contribute to a dynamic, vibrant society. In supporting CALD families, carers can help build a tolerant, harmonious society in which diversity is valued. The brochures also contains information on allergies and anaphylaxis

Title: Dads and Child Care Services
Summary: Fathers are becoming more aware of the significant impact their actions have on the health and well being of their children and their family as a whole.

Title: Diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine information and consent form - Year 7 secondary school students
Summary: The diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine is offered to all children in Year 7 of secondary school or aged 12 to 13 years in the community setting. The sheet lists possible side effects and provides a pre-immunisation checklist

Title: Diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B, polio and Hib vaccine for infants
Summary: The National Immunisation Program provides free diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B, polio and Hib vaccine to infants at two, four and six months of age. This document provides a pre-immunisation checklist and information about side effects. Includes diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine consent form

Title: Free or low-cost kindergarten - kindergarten fee subsidy
Summary: Your child may be eligible for free or low-cost kindergarten as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to provide all children with access to a high-quality kindergarten program in the year before starting school. The kindergarten fee subsidy provides eligible four-year old children with access to a kindergarten program for up to 15 hours per week

Title: Haemophilus influenzae type b and Meningococcal C (Hib-MenC)
Summary: The National Immunisation Program provides free combined Hib and meningococcal C vaccine for protection against Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and meningococcal group C disease to children at 12 months of age.

Title: Head Lice - Treating and Controlling Head Lice
Summary: While children are at school many families will have contact with head lice. The information contained here will help you treat and control head lice.

Title: Head Lice Alert Notice
Summary: This alert notice explains that some children in a school have head lice and explains what parents need to do to prevent the spread of head lice.

Title: Healthy Teeth in Child Care
Summary: Guidelines for oral hygiene and prevention of caries in toddlers and young children

Title: Human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV) - Year 7 secondary school-based program
Summary: The HPV vaccine is offered to all children in Year 7 at secondary school or aged 12 to 13 years in the community setting.

Title: Illness in Childcare - The Common Cold
Summary: how to prevent colds, how to identify colds and what to do if it something more serious.

Title: Important facts about Rubella for the whole community
Summary: This document contains information on Rubella, including Facts, Prevention and Treatment

Title: Infant hepatitis B immunisation information
Summary: Information about the hepatitis B vaccine given to newborn babies. Includes information about the disease, why babies should have the vaccine, and information about possible side effects. It is important to start the hepatitis B immunisation as soon as possible after birth.

Title: Inquisitive and invincible 1 – 3 years
Summary: Your child is now actively exploring their environment. They want to do everything without parental help. Your child will begin to run and jump without fear of heights or danger. The smell, taste and texture of things will become fascinating.

Title: Jaundice
Summary: Jaundice in newborn babies is a yellow colouration of the skin and the whites of the eyes. Visible jaundice occurs in one third to a half of normal newborn babies. It usually does not cause problems and generally fades by the end of the first week after birth. If the jaundice appears within 24 hours of birth, or is still present after 2 weeks, contact your doctor or local hospital.

Title: Keeping children safe on the road poster
Summary: Keep your Children safe in the car, it's your legal responsibility

Title: Learning stories
Summary: Learning Stories provide a way of documenting or recording children’s learning. Instead of using a type of checklist of what a child can or cannot do, story telling (or narrative) is used to identify children’s unique interests and record challenges and achievements in a way that is positive and meaningful to children, families and carers

Title: Measles, mumps and rubella immunisation information
Summary: Provides information about the measles, mumps, rubella vaccine.

Title: Measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox immunisation information
Summary: The National Immunisation program provides free combined MMRV vaccine for protection against measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox (varicella) to children at 18 months of age.

Title: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella - Information for parents
Summary: The new combination MMRV vaccine protects against four common childhood illnesses in a single vaccine. These illnesses can lead to serious complications such as encephalitis (brain inflammation), meningitis (infection of the tissues surrounding the brain), congenital rubella syndrome (can cause severe malformations in babies born to mothers infected with rubella during pregnancy) and bacterial skin infections (can cause scarring).

Title: Meningococcal secondary school vaccine program consent form
Summary: This document provides information about the four-in-one combined vaccine for protection against meningococcal A, C, W, Y strains that is free to 15-19 year olds in Victoria until 31 December 2017. It must be signed by the parents/carers of eligible young people under 18 years old so they can receive the vaccine at secondary school.

Title: Music Experiences for Young Children
Summary: Most young children enjoy music and they respond positively and naturally to it. They like to dance and bob around to CDs and tapes; make sounds with instruments and toys; laugh and giggle at finger plays and knee bounces, and join in with songs they know well.

Title: Outdoor Play
Summary: New pressures and changing social conditions increasingly limit children's experiences of the outdoors.

Title: Parents' free whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine
Summary: From 1 June 2015, pregnant women and parents (including adoptive parents and foster parents) of newborn babies born on or after 1 June 2015 (before the baby is six months old) are eligible for a free whooping cough vaccine.

Title: Passive Smoking - How does it affect your child?
Summary: Passive smoking is the inhalation of environmental tobacco smoke – that is breathing in ‘other peoples’ cigarette smoke. Exposure to passive smoking places children’s health at risk. The brochure explains what you can do to try to keep your child safe from passive smoking.

Title: Polio immunisation information
Summary: People in Australia need to be immunised against polio. A recent case in Victoria alerts us to the need for ongoing immunisation against polio. There are still cases of the disease overseas, and there is a risk of it being re-established here if children and adults are not immunised.

Title: Pre-eclampsia Explained
Summary: Pre-eclampsia is an illness that occurs during or immediately after pregnancy. It can affect both the mother and the baby.

Title: Recognising serious illness in young children
Summary: How to recognise serious illness like in your children. The brochure lists some of the signs and symptoms that suggest that a young child may be quite sick and need urgent medical attention

Title: Reducing Infectious Diseases
Summary: It is natural that as children begin to have more contact with the wider world they become more exposed to viruses and bacteria that can cause disease.

Title: Resilience
Summary: As parents, you naturally want to protect your children from hard times, but all children will face challenges and setbacks. All kinds of experiences – a family break-up, an illness, moving to a new city, starting at a new early childhood education and care setting, or a traumatic event – can put your child’s resilience to the test.

Title: Responsive care giving for infants
Summary: Carers play an important role in the development of children. Carers who contribute most positively to a child’s development are loving facilitators of emotional, cognitive, language, physical, and social competence. With infants, good teaching and good caring occur with emotional support and facilitation of learning and development happening simultaneously. This is characterized as ‘responsive care’, carefully orchestrated to meet each individual child’s needs and relate to that child’s unique thoughts and feelings.

Title: Rotavirus immunisation information
Summary: Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe gastroenteritis in infants and young children in Australia. The National Immunisation Program schedule provides free oral rotavirus vaccine to infants aged six weeks, four months and six months of age.

Title: Starting childcare or kindergarten: Immunisation information for parents enrolling a child
Summary: The 'No Jab, No Play' law aims to improve vaccination rates and reduce the prevalence and spread of disease. Before enrolling a child, early childhood services will have to first obtain evidence that the child is: either fully immunised for their age, or on a vaccination catch-up program, or unable to be fully immunised for medical reasons. 'Conscientious objection' is not an exemption under the 'No Jab No Play' legislation.

Title: Starting primary school? School entry immunisation status certificates
Summary: Vaccination at four years of age is important. This fact sheet explains the school entry immunisation certificate.

Title: Toddlers on the move 9-18 months
Summary: Your toddler will become increasingly mobile now and start to walk. They will also become very curious; trying to open cupboards, turn switches on and off and seek out items they know exist even if they are hidden from view. At this age your toddler will want to “test” everything by putting it in their mouth. Toddlers will imitate the actions of adults, so it is important for parents to model safe behaviour.

Title: Tooth tips [0-12 months]
Summary: Tooth tips 0 - 12 months, for parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Early feeding. Clean well. Teething. Tips for temporary relief.

Title: Tooth tips [12 - 18 months]
Summary: Tooth tips for children 1 to 2 years of age, for parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Clean well. Thumb and finger sucking

Title: Tooth Tips [18 months - 6 years]
Summary: Tooth tips for 2 to 6 years old. Aimed at parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Clean well. Dental visits. Tips on toothbrushing. Did you know?

Title: Transition to School
Summary: Preparing your child to begin school is an exciting time for you and your child.

Title: Travelling with children in cars - multilingual information-audio files
Summary: Australian law requires that all children aged under 7 years must use a child car seat when travelling in cars. This is to protect the child from being injured if they are involved in a car crash. The type of child car seat needed depends on the child’s age and size. The child car seat must be the right size for the child, properly adjusted and fastened, and correctly fitted to the vehicle. Thank you to TAC and Britax for their support in the development of these information sheets, which were funded through the TAC Community Road Safety Grants.

Title: Travelling with children in cars - multilingual information-Fact sheets
Summary: Australian law requires that all children aged under 7 years must use a child car seat when travelling in cars. This is to protect the child from being injured if they are involved in a car crash. The type of child car seat needed depends on the child’s age and size. The child car seat must be the right size for the child, properly adjusted and fastened, and correctly fitted to the vehicle. Thank you to TAC and Britax for their support in the development of these information sheets, which were funded through the TAC Community Road Safety Grants.

Title: Vitamin D - Essential for your growing child
Summary: information on Vitamin D. Vitamin D is essential for your child to develop and maintain strong and healthy teeth, muscles and bones.

Title: Water - The drink for children
Summary: Water, and to a more limited extent, milk, are the only drinks children need to stay hydrated and healthy. Adequate hydration is particularly important in children, who can quickly fall ill when dehydrated. Why water is the best and how to encourage water drinking in children

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