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close this bookPromoting Health Through Schools - Report of a WHO Expert Committee on Comprehensive School Health Education and Promotion (WHO, 1997, 104 p.)
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View the documentWHO Expert Committee on Comprehensive School Health Education and Promotion
close this folder1. Introduction
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View the document1.1 Health and education
View the document1.2 Education and health
View the document1.3 School health programmes
View the document1.4 Efforts to promote health through schools
View the document1.5 The Expert Committee’s terms of reference
View the document1.6 Key themes of the report
close this folder2. Trends in school health
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View the document2.2 The role of schools
View the document2.4 The current status of knowledge concerning school health
View the document2.5 Rationale for investment in school health programmes
close this folder2.6 Strategic planning of school health programmes - from problems to action
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View the document2.6.1 HIV/AIDS
View the document2.6.2 Nutrition and food safety
View the document2.6.3 Tobacco use
View the document2.6.4 Psychological problems
View the document2.6.5 Malaria
View the document2.6.6 Summary
View the document2.7 Challenges to achieving the vision of school health programmes
close this folder3. Strengthening school health programmes at the international, national, and local levels
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View the document3.1 Organizational levels involved in school health
close this folder3.2 Barriers common to all levels
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View the document3.2.1 Inadequate vision and strategic planning
View the document3.2.2 Inadequate understanding and acceptance
View the document3.2.3 Inadequate collaboration and coordination
View the document3.2.4 Lack of a sense of ownership, responsibility, and accountability
View the document3.2.5 Lack of resources
View the document3.3 International-level barriers
View the document3.4 National-level barriers
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close this folder3.6 Strategies applicable at all levels
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View the document3.6.1 Vision building and strategic planning
View the document3.6.2 Advocacy
View the document3.6.3 Networking and collaboration
View the document3.6.4 Resource mobilization and allocation
View the document3.6.5 Capacity building
View the document3.6.6 Operations research
close this folder3.7 International-level strategies
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View the document3.7.1 Infrastructure development
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View the document3.7.3 Social support
View the document3.7.4 Empowerment
close this folder3.8 National-level strategies
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View the document3.8.1 Antigua
View the document3.8.2 Bahrain
View the document3.8.3 Canada
View the document3.8.4 The European Network of Health Promoting Schools: Bulgaria’s experience
View the document3.8.5 India
View the document3.8.6 Indonesia
View the document3.8.7 Pakistan
View the document3.8.8 Philippines
View the document3.8.9 United States
close this folder3.9 Local-level strategies
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View the document3.9.1 Environment
View the document3.9.2 Health services
View the document3.9.3 Water and sanitation services
View the document3.9.4 Nutritional and food safety services
View the document3.9.5 Counselling, psychological, and social services
View the document3.9.6 Services to improve the health of personnel
View the document3.9.7 Health education
View the document3.9.8 Physical education
View the document3.9.9 Training
View the document3.9.10 Coordinating school health programmes
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close this folder4. Research on school health programmes
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View the document4.1 Some examples of existing knowledge
View the document4.2 Critical needs
View the document4.3 Major questions for research
close this folder4.4 Indicators for planning and monitoring school health programmes
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View the document4.4.1 Indicators of health status
View the document4.4.2 Indicators of ability to learn and learning achievement
View the document4.4.3 Indicators of health behaviour
View the document4.4.4 Indicators of the quality of various school health programmes
View the document4.4.5 Improving the use of data
View the document4.5 The health status of young people
View the document4.6 The under-representation of girls in school
View the document4.7 Assessing available infrastructure
close this folder4.8 The integration of school health programmes
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View the document4.8.1 School health environment
View the document4.8.2 School health education
View the document4.8.3 School health services
View the document4.9 The cost-effectiveness of comprehensive school health programmes and specific interventions
View the document4.10 The diffusion and adoption of innovations in school health programmes
View the document4.11 The relationship of health to the school organization
View the document4.12 Examples of how research influences practice
View the document4.13 Improving the connection between research and practice
close this folder5. Recommendations
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View the document5.1 Principles and priorities
View the document5.2 A call to action
View the documentAcknowledgements
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View the documentWorld Health Organization technical report series
View the documentSelected WHO publications of related interest
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Selected WHO publications of related interest


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Health promotion and community action for health in developing countries.
Dhillon HS, Philip L.
1994 (vii + 122 pages)

25.-



The health of young people: a challenge and a promise.
1993 (x + 109 pages)

23.-



School health education to prevent AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases.
WHO AIDS Series, No. 10, 1992 (v + 79 pages)

18.-



Accidents in childhood and adolescence: the role of research.
Manciaux M, Romer CJ, eds.
1991 (xiii + 217 pages)

35.-



Prevention in childhood and youth of adult cardiovascular diseases: time for action.
Report of a WHO Expert Committee.
WHO Technical Report Series, No. 792, 1990 (105 pages)

12.-



Health education in the control of schistosomiasis.
1990 (61 pages)

11.-



The reproductive health of adolescents: a strategy for action.
A joint WHO/UNFPA/UNICEF statement.
1989 (18 pages)

3.-



Education for health: a manual on health education in primary health care.
1988 (viii + 261 pages)

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Young people’s health - a challenge for society.
Report of a WHO Study Group on Young People and “Health for All by the Year 2000”.
WHO Technical Report Series, No. 731, 1986 (117 pages)

16.-

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