The purpose of this assessment was to collect comprehensive information on youth-friendly services (YFS) in line with existing guidelines and standards and provide recommendations for health facilities in higher and tertiary education institutions (HTEI) to be fully functional.
The Barbados school nutrition policy expresses a common vision of the measures required to improve nutrition and physical activity in the school setting. It applies to all public and private schools and educational institutions from preschool to tertiary level.
In the frame of the WHO-Russia initiative on improving school health services in the Eastern European and Central Asian countries the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the Russian Federation promoted the assessment of school health services in 9 countries of its Region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bel
The Global Survey of School Meal Programs © aims to strengthen the work of the global school meal network by developing a comprehensive description of all the core aspects of large-scale school meal programs around the world.
Report Card 17 explores how 43 OECD/EU countries are faring in providing healthy environments for children. Do children have clean water to drink? Do they have good-quality air to breathe? Are their homes free of lead and mould? How many children live in overcrowded homes?
The authors examine the mutual reinforcement of adolescent health and education, the challenges of intersectoral working, and the joint investment needed to secure wellbeing during adolescence, into adult life, and for the next generation.
In this article, the authors argue that school health programmes have the potential to mitigate a growing epidemic of malnutrition in children and adolescents.
Poor diets and malnutrition in all its forms are among the greatest global social challenges of our time. The Nutrition Year of Action spotlighted the urgent need for more action whilst ensuring that all stakeholders are held accountable for their commitments.
Peer education is an approach growing in popularity across school contexts, possibly due to adolescents preferring to seek help for health-related concerns from their peers rather than adults or professionals.
This is an invited memo prepared for the Spring 2022 Meeting of the Global Education Forum. It addresses the importance of the condition of children as a determinant of education outcomes, and specifically the role of school meals in addressing the well-being and learning of schoolchildren.