|WHO Information Series on School Health - Document 5 - Tobacco Use Prevention: An Important Entry Point for the Development of Health-promoting Schools (UNESCO - WHO, 1999, 52 p.)|
WHO Information Series on School Health
Local Action: Creating Health-Promoting Schools, WHO/HPR/HEP/98.7
Local Action will assist school and community leaders in efforts that promote the health of young people through schools. It provides practical guidance, tools and descriptions of and "tips" from Health-Promoting Schools around the world.
Strengthening Interventions to Reduce Helminth Infections: As an Entry Point for the Development of Health-Promoting Schools, WHO/HPR/HEP/96.10
Research and case studies have proven that schools are an efficient means to prevent and reduce helminth (worm) infections. This document shows how helminth reduction interventions can have a positive impact on children's health, learning potential and school attendance.
Primary School Physical Environment and Health, WHO/School/97.2, WHO/EOS/97.15
This document identifies key elements for achieving a healthier school environment. It focuses on adequate services - particularly water and sanitation, operation and maintenance, and local motivation and ownership with an emphasis on the physical environment of the school.
Violence Prevention: An Important Element of a Health-Promoting School, WHO/HPR/HEP/98.2
This document explains how violence affects the well-being and learning potential of millions of children around the world. It provides interventions that can reduce violence through schools.
Healthy Nutrition: An Essential Element of a Health-Promoting School, WHO/HPR/HEP/98.3
Healthy Nutrition reveals how nutrition interventions in schools benefit the entire community, and how healthy eating contributes to decreasing the risks of today's leading health problems.
Preventing HIV/AIDS/STDs and Related Discrimination: An Important Responsibility of Health-Promoting Schools, WHO/HPR/HEP/98.6
This document exhibits that HIV prevention programmes are effective in reducing the risk of HIV infection among young people. It explains why schools must accept the responsibility to educate their community members and work with them to determine the most appropriate and effective ways to prevent HIV infection among young people.
Active Living: An Essential Element of a Health-Promoting School, WHO/HPR/HEP/98.8
This document shows how school age is the optimal time of life for individuals to adopt useful, pleasurable and satisfying physical activities as an integral part of their own daily life.
Tobacco Use Prevention: An Important Entry Point for the Development of a Health-PromotingSchool, WHO/HPR/HEP/98.5
Tobacco Use Prevention demonstrates that tobacco use prevention programmes have a positive impact on the health of children and adolescents and that comprehensive tobacco use prevention programmes in schools work and effectively reduce tobacco consumption.