Education is one of the basic child rights and it is vital for children’s future life. Children should attend school and take full advantage of getting their right for education. The Millennium development Goal 2 is to achieve Primary Education of good quality by the year 2015.
This national school health strategic implementation plan aims to identify and mainstream key health interventions for improved school health and education.
Life Orientation is central to the holistic development of learners. It addresses skills, knowledge and values for the personal, social, intellectual, emotional and physical growth of learners, and is concerned with the way in which these facets are interrelated.
These School Health and Nutrition (SHN) Guidelines put the Strategy into action.
This document proposes a national strategy for school health and nutrition in Ethiopia.
The Ministry of Education Policy, Educating our Future, recognizes the fact that good health and nutrition is an essential pre-requisite for effective learning.
South Africa is currently experiencing one of the most severe AIDS epidemics in the world with more than five million (or an estimated 11%) of the population living with HIV.
The overall vision of this policy is to promote and provide quality and cost effective health and nutrition services to all learners in order to improve learning.
The goals of the National School Health Policy are to: i. Enhance the quality of health in the school community; ii. Create an enabling environment for inter-sectoral partnership in the promotion of child friendly school environment, for teaching and learning and health development.
Objectivos: Geral: Contribuir para o desenvolvimento das crianças do Pré-Escolar e do Ensino Básico concorrendo para a melhoria do nível de saúde e de educação através de promoção da saúde e prevenção das doenças bem como de aprendizagem de qualidade. Específicos: 1.