South Africa. Department of Health

Policies & Strategies
Policies & Strategies | 2020

National hand hygiene behaviour change strategy 2016-2020

According to WHO 2012 estimates, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) was responsible for 842 000 annual deaths from diarrhoea and 15% of the Global Burden of Disease in Disability- Adjusted Life Years (DALYs).

Policies & Strategies
Policies & Strategies | 2012

Integrated school health policy

The general objective of this school health policy is to guide the provision of a comprehensive, integrated school health programme which is provided as part of the primary health care (PHC) package within the Care and Support for Teaching and Learning (CSTL) framework.

Policies & Strategies
Policies & Strategies | 2002

National school health policy and implementation guidelines

This document contains:- A description of the policy development process; - The rationale and context for the policy; - An outline of the main health needs of school-aged children; - The vision, mission, principles and main objectives; - A package of school health service activities; - A framewor