Medical Check-up is only the initial step in a great scheme of progress in the improvement of the children. A health promoting school is one that constantly strengthens its capacity as a healthy setting for living, learning and working.
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A health promoting school is one that constantly strengthens its capacity as a healthy setting for living, learning and working.
A health promoting school:
Fosters health and learning with all the measures at its disposal.
Engages health and education officials, teachers, teachers’ unions, students, parents, health providers and community leaders in efforts to make the school a healthy place.
Strives to provide a healthy environment, school health education, and school health servicesalong with school/community projects and outreach, health promotion programmes for staff, nutrition and food safety programmes, opportunities for physical education and recreation, and programmes for counselling, social support and mental health promotion.
Implements policies and practices that respect an individual’s well being and dignity, provide multiple opportunities for success, and acknowledge good efforts and intentions as well as personal achievements.
Strives to improve the health of school personnel, families and community members as well as pupils; and works with community leaders to help them understand how the community contributes to, or undermines, health and education.