|Promoting Health Through Schools - Report of a WHO Expert Committee on Comprehensive School Health Education and Promotion (WHO, 1997, 104 p.)|
|3. Strengthening school health programmes at the international, national, and local levels|
|3.8 National-level strategies|
A school mental health programme has been introduced in Rawalpindi District, with a school population of 1.5 million students. The programme aims at risk prevention by teaching life skills. Schools encourage students to communicate their knowledge to their parents and communities (54).