Today, Bolivia offers an example of a highly decentralised approach to school feeding as there is not yet a national program.
More than three decades after the identification of the virus, HIV continues to affect millions of people worldwide even though infection rates are down in a number of countries. From the beginning, the education sector has played a central role in responding to HIV.
Schools, health agencies, parents, and communities share a common goal of supporting the link between healthy eating, physical activity, and improved academic achievement of children and adolescents.
This National Child and Adolescent Health Policy will cover children and adolescents ranging from 0-18 years of age.
In this paper, the policy platform is documented as well as the type, coverage and the effect of the school health and nutrition interventions, followed by the key areas identified for development and learning of the School Health Promotion Program (SHPP).
The overarching goal of this Policy is to provide broad guidelines for the coordination of all HIV and AIDS programmes in order to prevent new HIV infections and mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS on the Education Sector.
The Higher Education and Training HIV/AIDS Programme (HEAIDS), in partnership with Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA) and funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, undertook research among students at higher education institutions (HEIs) in South Africa to explo
A comprehensive, holistic approach encourages each school to look at its whole school community and develop an environment and culture that promote healthy ways of
Violence against women and girls is an unacceptable violation of basic human rights. It also is so widespread that ending it must be a global public health priority. An estimated one in three women is beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused by an intimate partner during her lifetime.
This paper engages in the debate on the effects of children’s health on their education in later life stages in low- and middle-income countries.