Young Global Citizens for Better Global Health

A smiling group of children/youth

DFATD’s Better Global Health Learning Kit offers resources for children and youth 6−18 years old to learn about and engage in international development. Explore the kit and become a global citizen!

Images for Global Health

What do salt or bicycles have to do with improving the health of mothers, newborns and children?

Explore these images and find out

Maya and Thomas in Haiti and the Magic Feather - Coming Soon!

Read Maya and Thomas in Haiti and the Magic Feather, which is the story of Maya and her best friend, Thomas the bird. This tale introduces global health challenges and how humanitarian and development efforts can make a real difference.

Suggested Activities

Use these activities with the resources in the learning kit to explore international development, and integrate health, geography, world issues, language, math, art, leadership skills and more into your learning!

Find out more about the Better Global Health Learning Kit

When Canadian children and youth learn about global health issues, they become engaged global citizens! DFATD’s Better Global Health Learning Kit offers tools for children and youth 6-18 years old. The tools are suitable for teachers, students, school clubs, youth groups, and other organizations. Watch for more tools to be published soon!