The nutritional status of school children impacts on their health status, quality of life and learning achievement.
Sri Lanka. Ministry of Education
The main responsibilities of the Ministry of Education include; Enrollment of all school going age children to formal education at schools ensuring "Education for All" , Provision of quality Education and Create future generation with improved physical and psychological skills.
This document defines the school health promotion programme in Sri Lanka. It introduces the country situation and provides a literature review pertaining to the school health and the health promotion programmes.
The goal of the chool health promotion policy is to create a sustainable health promoting school culture enabling the children to optimally benefit from educational opportunities provided, and promote healthy lifestyles among themselves, their families and the community.