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: improve school enrolment; improve school attendance; improve academic performance; reduce food insecurity and hunger. Components of the school health and nutrition programme include: provision of school meals/school feeding programme; deworming; 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
The Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016–2017 is the report of the second comprehensive analysis of nutrition-related policy environment, coordination mechanisms, available capacities and actions being taken in 176 Member States (91%) and one area which responded to the survey carried out between July 2016 and December 2017.
Nutrition education curriculum includes: hands-on cooking skills; hands-on gardening skills. Voluntary for all primary schools covered by this programme.