This term’s reccommended resource is Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus and the World Health Organistion.
The resource focuses on the World Health Organisation, currently headed by Ethiopian Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, and the importance of and challenges with delivering a united response to a global pandemic. This topic has been chosen to help pupils in the UK consider the different cultural contexts of healthcare and disease prevention.
“We welcome this demonstration of global solidarity, because solidarity is the rule of the game to defeat COVID-19.” Dr Tedros, Director-General of the World Health Organisation.
This term’s recommended school resource is “Warm Food, Warm Friendships”: Food and harvest in Ethiopia
The resource focuses on food and how it is grown, produced, and consumed, including some Ethiopian classics! Food is more than just sustenance. Food production is indicative of the local ecosystem and health of the economy and trade. Food preparation and consumption can be social, spiritual, a source of cultural pride and bonding.
“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart.” Cesar Chavez