The Whole School Approach to Healthy Lifestyle: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Policy aims to: - Give high priority to healthy eating and physical activity through holistic education.
This report provides results from the SHPPS conducted in 2014. Following a detailed Methods section, 2014 results are presented in a series of 168 tables organized around the 10 components of the WSCC model.
Background: Health promotion provides a key opportunity to empower young people to make informed choices regarding key health-related behaviours such as tobacco and alcohol use, sexual practices, dietary choices and physical activity.
In preparation for the Oslo Summit on Education for Development in July 2015, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) commissioned SEEK Development to conduct an evaluation of the costs and benefits of education from a health perspective.
A joint statement from the Coordinating Group of the professionals and organizations involved in promoting school health and development through the global framework FRESH.
Background: The proposal by the South African Health Ministry to implement HIV testing and counselling (HTC) at schools in 2011 generated debates about the appropriateness of such testing.
School-based health centers (SBHCs) are an important source of medical care for low-income and uninsured adolescents, and are a promising way of addressing unintended pregnancy and STIs.
Integrating disability in the post 2015 development agenda is part of a broader strategy for achieving equity. Inclusive
approaches to education and health are required to ensure equal rights and opportunities, personal autonomy and dignity
Background: Healthy children achieve better educational outcomes which, in turn, are associated with improved health later in life. The World Health Organization’s Health Promoting Schools (HPS) framework is a holistic approach to promoting health and educational attainment in school.