School Health Policy is an important contribution to improving the quality of education and reducing the transmission rate of various diseases, including HIV and AIDS in response to the National Plan on Education for All through the assurance of justice, social equity and child rights as well as
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.
The Health and Physical Well-being – Oraanga e te Tupuanga Meitaki – Curriculum establishes the direction for learning in Health Education, and Physical Education, through four general aims.
The School Health Programme was established in 1986 by the Ministry of Education (MoE) in order to give an additional impetus to the health issues related to school children.
This revised education of the booklet aims: to introduce to schools and teachers basic facts about blood-borne diseases and their prevention; to recommend precautionary measures for implementation by schools; and to suggest strategies and resources in teaching of blood-borne diseases in schools.<
This publication describes the different strategies implemented to improve health through schools.
The Bhutan Food and Dietary Guidelines for School-Aged Children provides clear, simple advice on the amount and kinds of foods school aged children need each day to achieve good health and nutrition.
This document provides content standards and performance indicators for grades 1-8 in following subjects: 1. Personal health and fitness; 2. Emotional and mental health; 3. Substance use, abuse and prevention; 4. Nutrition; 5. Safety and first aid; 6. Prevention and control of diseases.