|Health Communication Professional: David Morley
Bio: Professor David Morley, CBE, MD, FRCP, is Emeritus Professor of Child Health at the University of London Institute of Child Health. He began working in the field of child health in Nigeria in the 1950s. He is a medical teacher, a researcher and author of numerous books and papers on child health. His “Paediatric Priorities in the Developing World” has become a medical workers’ classic that is still widely read and quoted today. He is a life long supporter of new methods of health education for children and their mothers, and for health workers, and has developed simple and innovative diagnostic tools and teaching aids for child health. The “Road to Health “ chart that David Morley first developed in Nigeria for monitoring the growth of infants and young children is now universally used in developed and developing countries around the globe.
Pick Info: David’s pick is the e-TALC Health Development CD-ROM, produced by TALC, Teaching-aids At Low Cost, an organization he founded in 1965 to promote the health of children and advance medical knowledge and teaching in the UK and throughout the world by providing and developing educational materials. In the last two years TALC has compiled and disseminated 30,000 CD-ROMs.