Action - GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) School Feeding Programme in Poverty-Prone Areas - Extracurricular nutrition education - School age children (SAC)

Programme: GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) School Feeding Programme in Poverty-Prone Areas

Programme description

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 school enrolment; improve school attendance; tackle health inequalities; reduce food insecurity and hunger. Components of the school health and nutrition programme include: training of school staff on nutrition; standards or rules for foods and beverages available in schools; hygienic cooking facilities and clean eating environment in schools; provision of school meals/school feeding programme; deworming; nutrition education included in school curriculum; extracurricular nutrition education; safe drinking water available free of charge; adequate sanitation and hygiene facilities in schools; school gardens.

Programme type

Références

WHO (2018) Global Nutrition Policy Review. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition

http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/policies/global_nut_policyrevi...

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.

Start date:

January
2011
Groupe cible: 
School age children (SAC)
Canal de l’intervention: 
Kindergarten/school
Les détails de mise en œuvre: 

GoB and World Food Programme organizes ‘community mobilisation workshops at the community level to make children, parents, teachers, and other community members on importance of education vegetable gardening, health, nutrition and hygiene.

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