Nutrition and Fitness

WHO Information Series on School Health: Skills-Based Health Education and Life Skills

Publication date: 
2003
Author(s): 
World Health Organization, Aldinger, C., & Vince Whitman., C.
Project Name: 
WHO Collaborating Center to Promote Health Through Schools and Communities
Funder: 
World Health Organization

This document can be used to orient education and health workers to improve health among youth through skills-based health education, including life skills.

For more information or to obtain: 

Download a copy of WHO Information Series on School Health: Skills-Based Health Education and Life Skills (PDF, 550 KB).

Arabic, Chinese, and Russian versions of this document are available on the WHO website.

Education For All 2000 Assessment: Thematic Study on School Health and Nutrition

Publication date: 
2000
Author(s): 
Vince Whitman, C., Aldinger, C., Levinger, B., & Birdthistle, I.

This document reviews what has happened in the field of school health and nutrition in the 1990s, identifies strategies and interventions that have proven effective, and suggests actions for the decad

For more information or to obtain: 

Download a copy of Education For All 2000 Assessment: Thematic Study on School Health and Nutrition (PDF, 328 KB)

WHO Information Series on School Health: Healthy Nutrition

Publication date: 
1998
Author(s): 
World Health Organization, Aldinger, C., & Jones, T.
Project Name: 
WHO Collaborating Center to Promote Health Through Schools and Communities
Funder: 
World Health Organization

This document 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.

For more information or to obtain: 

Download a copy of WHO Information Series on School Health: Healthy Nutrition

HHD Collaborates to Improve Academic Performance in Germany through Healthy Teaching and Learning

How can we improve educational achievement by improving the health of students and teachers? What can we do to promote healthy learning?

HHD Partners to Develop a Curriculum Framework for Health and Family Life Education in the Caribbean

HHD, UNICEF, CARICOM, and local country partners have recently created a regional curriculum framework for Health and Family Life Education (HFLE) in the English-speaking Caribbean with the goal of im

EDC/HHD Re-designated as a WHO Collaborating Center

HHD has recently been re-designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as its Collaborating Center to Promote Health Through Schools through 2009.

HHD Looks at Sustainability from All Angles

Sustainability is less about keeping specific programs going and more about attaining broader goals, according to project leaders at Health and Human Development Programs (HHD).

For more information on leadership as a strategy for attaining sustainability, visit the National Center's Legacy Wheel section under "Leadership."

Successful Pilots in China Leads to Growth of Health-Promoting Schools Project

Government officials in China are expanding an HHD-supported Health-Promoting Schools project to include 50 additional schools in 11 cities across the Zhejiang Province because of the success of earli

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