Background: Healthy children achieve better educational outcomes which, in turn, are associated with improved health later in life. The World Health Organization’s Health Promoting Schools (HPS) framework is a holistic approach to promoting health and educational attainment in school.
This report presents an assessment of school feeding policies and institutions that affect young children in Uganda.
The World Health Organisation, amongst others, recognises that adolescent men have a vital yet neglected role in reducing teenage pregnancies and that there is a pressing need for educational interventions designed especially for them.
HIV/AIDS is one of the most important public health challenges facing Nigeria today. Recent evidence has revealed that the adolescent population make up a large proportion of the 3.7% reported prevalence rate among Nigerians aged 15–49 years.
This case study describes the Health Promoting Schools (HPS) programme in South Africa post 1994 to date.
Swaziland has no stand-alone re-entry policy.
This report was prepared as the main document for dissemination of the island-wide findings from the 2011 Health Promoting Schools survey. It is intended to be used by intra and inter ministries / agencies with interest in the topic.
This report evaluates current practice in the aspects of health and wellbeing that are the responsibility of all staff and adults who work with learners. It identifies good practice and highlights important areas for further discussion and development.
The Essential Health Care Programme (EHCP) is a successful response to a number of serious health problems facing Philippine children.
This report presents the findings of the 2012 pilot assessment of the school health policies for the following Caribbean community (CARICOM) countries: Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, St. Lucia, Barbados, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.