This Policy was developed to ensure that implementation of child rights which are universally recognised and strengthening the quality and effectiveness of basic education.
This manual is addressed to all stakeholders concerned with school health. The School Health Policy and presently the Manual proposes to view health holistically, utilize all educational opportunities for health promotion including formal and informal approaches in curriculum pedagogy.
To provide a holistic Health Education syllabus, the revision of the syllabus has taken into consideration the trends and development in health education; that is, placing greater emphasis on the health messages advocated by the Health Promotion Board.
School Health Policy is an important contribution to improving the quality of education and reducing the transmission rate of various diseases, including HIV and AIDS in response to the National Plan on Education for All through the assurance of justice, social equity and child rights as well as
Focusing on school children, this strategy entails a description of the global initiatives and national response related to school health and nutrition. The strategy describes four strategic objectives aimed to develop physical, mental, emotional and educational status of school children.
The School Health Programme was established in 1986 by the Ministry of Education (MoE) in order to give an additional impetus to the health issues related to school children.
This revised education of the booklet aims: to introduce to schools and teachers basic facts about blood-borne diseases and their prevention; to recommend precautionary measures for implementation by schools; and to suggest strategies and resources in teaching of blood-borne diseases in schools.<
This publication describes the different strategies implemented to improve health through schools.
The Bhutan Food and Dietary Guidelines for School-Aged Children provides clear, simple advice on the amount and kinds of foods school aged children need each day to achieve good health and nutrition.