Lesotho school health and nutrition policy

Policies & Strategies
86 p.

The key objective of the School Health and Nutrition Policy is to guide, protect, and promote healthy measures for all learners in schools. The policy will address these key areas;

  • Effective collaboration and partnership between MoET, MoH and other stakeholders.
  • Promoting School Health Education programs, health promoting schools and providing.
  • Friendly Health Services.
  • Proper Nutrition for school aged children.
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Education and Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) for all learners in schools.
  • Ensuring all schools are Drug, Substance, Alcohol and Tobacco free.
  • Provision of First Aid training programs for all schools.
  • Ensure all schools have clean safe drinking water and proper sanitation facilities.
  • Providing equal opportunity for vulnerable and marginalised children.
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