This circular focuses on the importance of physical activity and healthy eating. It is acknowledged that mental and psychological well-being are a key part of healthy lifestyles. Schools support these through their work on anti-bullying and the SPHE curriculum.
As part of capacity building for school health programmes, UNESCO and the National Commission for Human Development, Pakistan have developed and produced training materials for teachers and health workers on School Health Education in Urdu and Sindhi languages.
Social, personal and health education (SPHE) provides students with a unique opportunity to develop the skills and competence to learn about themselves and to care for themselves and others and to make informed decisions about their health, personal lives, and social development.