Recent guidance by WHO and other United Nations partners – Global accelerated action for the health of adolescents (AA-HA!): guidance to support country implementation – recommended that “every school should be a health promoting school”. This is in line with the redefinition of school health.
Everyone deserves access to healthy, affordable food and quality nutrition care. This access is hindered by deeper inequities that arise from unjust systems and processes that structure everyday living conditions.
Schools are an ideal setting for creating synergies to address malnutrition and contribute to sustainable development, in that they are able to impact education, health, food security and nutrition simultaneously through various access points and opportunities.
The WHO School Health Technical Meeting was held in Bangkok on 23–25 November 2015 to consolidate what had been learned from regions and countries since the last WHO Technical Meeting on School Health in 2007 and to renew commitments and scale-up of the institutional capacity of the health and ed
This outcome document provides a summary of the most relevant observations, learnings and recommendations, including the commitments and action plans of the 5th WinS ILE in Jakarta (14–18 November 2016).
On 10 and 11 May 2017, the UNAIDS Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Education and School Health, together with UNESCO as IATT secretariat, hosted a symposium entitled, Lessons from implementing HIV and school health initiatives: exploring gaps and opportunities for gender responsive programming in
The Declaration calls the Member States, civil society and international organizations to act urgently to address health inequalities and improve the social and economic determinants of health.
This thematic paper on schools and pre-schools promoting health and well-being for all children and adolescents was produced to support and inform discussion at the high-level conference in Paris.
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.
The Technical Consultation meeting brought together experts from national ministries, national and international civil society organizations, inter-governmental organizations and UN agencies to review the progress made in providing adolescents and youth in the region with access to healthy lifest