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