The evidence for increased focus on the link between education and health is strong. Education strongly impacts health outcomes and health is equally fundamental to education. This calls for a more comprehensive approach to school health and more coordinated action across sectors.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the recent Omicron variant wave have dramatically impacted societies in all sectors and at all levels.
This comprehensive policy intends to ensure that school safety and security are at the top of the agenda for government at all levels.
Typically, schools implement health promotion programs that focus on a single behavioral domain. Multiple related health topics may be addressed using separate interventions, potentially producing overlap in program content.
The policy’s goal is to promote the holistic development of children, local farmers, producers, and the community by ensuring that school feeding is recognized and treated as a sustainable, multisectoral investment program that receives support from various actors, including the Government at cen
The UNICEF Nutrition Strategy 2020–2030: Nutrition, for Every Child outlines UNICEF’s strategic intent to support national governments and partners in upholding children’s right to nutrition, and ending malnutrition in all its forms over the next decade.
This is a summary of the findings from the report of the scoping study done in six locations in Nigeria. The aim of the study was to gather data that will support the development of a national policy on safety and security of schools in Nigeria.
Attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals, which is essential for the future health and prosperity of societies, depends on children and adolescents reaching their full potential.
The COVID-19 global pandemic has affected millions of children across almost every country. This has brought about an immeasurable disruption to children’s education and well-being. Schools across the globe have closed down, leaving over 1 billion students without access to education.
Countries across the globe are gradually reopening or planning for the reopening of schools and other education institutions, after several months of closure, as part of wider efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.