The Essential Health Care Programme (EHCP) is a successful response to a number of serious health problems facing Philippine children.
The guide builds on the World Health Organization (WHO) School Policy Framework on Diet and Physical Activity.
Adequate provision of water supply, sanitation, hygiene and waste management in schools has a number of positive effects and contributes to a reduced burden of disease among children, staff and their families.
The UN World Food Programme has 45 years of experience in school feeding. This analysis, Learning from Experience, has harvested existing knowledge on the topic, drawing from 134 evaluations, case studies, an ongoing consultation process and operational experience.