National School Health and Nutrition Strategy, Nepal

Policies & Strategies
Ministry of Education and Sports
Ministry of Health and Population
53 p.

Focusing on school children, this strategy entails a description of the global initiatives and national response related to school health and nutrition. The strategy describes four strategic objectives aimed to develop physical, mental, emotional and educational status of school children. These objectives include improving the use of school health and nutrition services by school children; improving healthy school environment; improving health and nutrition behaviours and habits; and strengthening community support system and policy environment. The strategy also emphasizes the institutional framework and implementation strategy related to the organizational structure and roles delineation of the relevant departments.

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