The evidence for increased focus on the link between education and health is strong. Education strongly impacts health outcomes and health is equally fundamental to education. This calls for a more comprehensive approach to school health and more coordinated action across sectors.
Policies & Strategies
This report debates the case for specific public investments in education in low- and lower-middle-income countries, drawing on evidence of what has worked not just in small-scale experiments but historically and in large-scale national programs.
The International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) acknowledges the relevance of Comprehensive Sexuality Education for ensuring respect to sexual and reproductive rights in the different stages of the life cycle, self-understanding, and forming healthy 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
As part of its effort to advocate for girls’ education and girls’ rights, HakiElimu conducted a study in 2021 to assess Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights education in primary and secondary schools in Tanzania mainland.
The Pre-Tertiary Education Act of 2020 guarantees the right to free compulsory universal basic education for every Ghanaian child.
Positive aspects of sexuality remain understudied among young people globally, and consensus is lacking on how to conceptualise different aspects of healthy adolescent sexuality development in order to guide programmes, research, and policy.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the recent Omicron variant wave have dramatically impacted societies in all sectors and at all levels.
This document sets out in the Department of Basic Education’s Policy on the Prevention and Management of Learner Pregnancy in Schools, its goals, guiding principles and themes to reduce and manage the incidence of learner pregnancy and its adverse impact on the affected learners and, more broadly
This SADC SRHR scorecard is a high-level strategic tool to track progress at a political level across the SADC region in the implementation of the Strategy for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in the SADC Region 2019– 2030, the Maputo Plan of Action (2016–2030), the Programme of A