This guide aims to help multisector actors to address the food security and nutrition needs of children during periods of extended or intermittent school closure due to a pandemic or other emergency. The collaboration of schools and food banks in this effort is the primary focus.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the recent Omicron variant wave have dramatically impacted societies in all sectors and at all levels.
“Coverage of School Health Monitoring Systems in China: a Large National Cross-Sectional Survey” by Yan et al. provides an important demonstration of the value of monitoring national school health and nutrition programs.
This three-day inter-ministerial meeting aimed to regulate the safe reopening of schools after COVID, to make every school a Health Promoting School (HPS), and to scale up implementation of comprehensive school health programmes that promote the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents.
The Global Nutrition Report is the world’s leading independent assessment of the state of global nutrition. It is data-led and produced each year to cast a light on progress and challenges.
School feeding programs are ubiquitous in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and may have critical implications for the health and education of school-age children and adolescents.
This report shows that school meals are essential for the health and economic stability of communities.
This guide lays out the steps for designing a successful school feeding program. It offers best practices that not only help programs address child hunger and malnutrition, but reduce food waste, increase use of local resources, and create strong stakeholder relationships.
La Estrategia de la Alimentación Escolar Saludable y Sostenible es una respuesta articulada e integral que tiene como propósito procurar el acceso a alimentos frescos y nutritivos para los estudiantes, la familia y la comunidad; impulsando
The Objectives of the rapid assessment were to: analyse the adolescent health situation in each country; map existing adolescent health and school health legislation, policies, programmes, capacity and resources (including budgets); assess adolescents’ access to health services and unmet needs; u