The Bhutan Food and Dietary Guidelines for School-Aged Children provides clear, simple advice on the amount and kinds of foods school aged children need each day to achieve good health and nutrition.
This is a joint project with WHO and UNESCO to develop global standards for Health Promoting Schools (HPS) which will serve as a common framework for the two sectors in both health and education based on a common understanding, shared values and tools to implement a HPS approach in countries.
The report, The Crisis in the Classroom: The State of the World’s Toilets 2018, reveals the countries where children are struggling most to access a toilet at school and at home, and highlights those that have made good progress.
Despite the success of recent efforts to increase access to improved water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) globally, approximately one-third of schools around the world still lack adequate WASH services.
This document provides content standards and performance indicators for grades 1-8 in following subjects: 1. Personal health and fitness; 2. Emotional and mental health; 3. Substance use, abuse and prevention; 4. Nutrition; 5. Safety and first aid; 6. Prevention and control of diseases.
This compendium is intended for USAID education officers as a practical guide to support governments in developing countries that desire to establish or strengthen school health programs, sometimes also called schools-based health promotion programs.
Research evidence shows that education and health are closely linked. So promoting the health and wellbeing of pupils and students within schools and colleges has the potential to improve their educational outcomes and their health and wellbeing outcomes.
This document reproduces sample lessons on health and family life education from Ministries of Education in the Caribbean.
This paper is organized into the following main sections: an introduction that lays out some of the difficulties in addressing the educational situation of orphans and vulnerable children; a description of the characteristics of orphans and vulnerable children, including where they live and some