The third in a series of regular reports that WFP is committing to provide, the State of School Feeding Worldwide allows for the continuing overview of school meal programmes everywhere in the world, focusing on national programmes implemented by governments.
This policy brief has been prepared by the Sustainable Finance Initiative (SFI) of the School Meals Coalition – a partnership between governments, UN agencies, NGOs, and research institutions aimed at expanding the reach and strengthening the quality of school feeding programmes.
Despite the importance of nutrition during middle childhood (5–9 years) and adolescence (10–19 years) for the health and well-being of current and future generations, the 5–19-year period remains relatively neglected in research, policy and programming agendas.
The prevalence of school-based healthcare has increased markedly over the past decade. We study a modern mode of school-based healthcare, telemedicine, that offers the potential to reach places and populations with historically low access to such care.
School health and nutrition programmes are among the most widely implemented public policies in the world.
The Barbados school nutrition policy expresses a common vision of the measures required to improve nutrition and physical activity in the school setting. It applies to all public and private schools and educational institutions from preschool to tertiary level.
In the frame of the WHO-Russia initiative on improving school health services in the Eastern European and Central Asian countries the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the Russian Federation promoted the assessment of school health services in 9 countries of its Region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bel
The Global Survey of School Meal Programs © aims to strengthen the work of the global school meal network by developing a comprehensive description of all the core aspects of large-scale school meal programs around the world.
Report Card 17 explores how 43 OECD/EU countries are faring in providing healthy environments for children. Do children have clean water to drink? Do they have good-quality air to breathe? Are their homes free of lead and mould? How many children live in overcrowded homes?
The authors examine the mutual reinforcement of adolescent health and education, the challenges of intersectoral working, and the joint investment needed to secure wellbeing during adolescence, into adult life, and for the next generation.