This compendium of case studies and case stories has been compiled to demonstrate examples of cooperation between (1) the health and education sectors and (2) the health and social sectors within the WHO European Region.
Guatemala suffers the double burden of malnutrition with high rates of stunting alongside increasing childhood overweight/obesity.
Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), a WHO collaborative cross-national study, has provided information about the health, well-being, social environment and health behaviour of 11-, 13- and 15-year-old boys and girls for over 30 years.
This sourcebook documents and analyzes a range of government-led school meals programs to provide decision-makers and practitioners worldwide with the knowledge, evidence and good practice they need to strengthen their national school feeding efforts.
The paper discusses the links between health, well-being, women’s empowerment and education, focusing on the role of literacy.
This report presents an assessment of school feeding policies and institutions that affect young children in Sri Lanka.
This report presents an assessment of school feeding policies and institutions that affect young children in Namibia.
This report presents an assessment of school feeding policies and institutions that affect young children in Benin.
BACKGROUND: School feeding interventions are implemented in nearly every country in the world, with the potential to support the education, health and nutrition of school children.
The cost-effectiveness and optimal composition of school health and nutrition (SHN) programmes which integrate a number of different health interventions is an unknown to government decision makers.