These programmes and actions were reported by countries for the 2nd WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017 module on actions related to school health and nutrition programmes. Programme objectives: educate children and improve knowledge about healthy diet and lifestyle habits; improve children’s skills (e.g. cooking, food hygiene).. Components of the school health and nutrition programme include: nutrition education included in school curriculum.
WHO (2018) Global Nutrition Policy Review. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition
Nutrition education curriculum includes: lessons on healthy diet to prevent undernutrition; lessons on healthy diet to prevent overweight and obesity; lessons on the links between nutrition and health; hands-on cooking skills. Mandatory in all preschools covered by this programme. Mandatory in all primary schools covered by this programme. Mandatory in all secondary schools covered by this programme.