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Consultancy opportunities on early and unintended pregnancy and school violence and bullying

UNESCO is inviting expressions of interests from suitably qualified candidates for the following two consultancy opportunities:

Next FRESH webinar: Global oral health promotion strategy

Prof Moynihan will be discussing WHO’s strategy to integrate oral health promotion into general health programmes through reducing sugar intake and the targeting of oral health messages at school children.

Next FRESH Webinar: WHO Guidance on Diet and Physical Activity through Health Promoting Schools

This webinar will provide an introduction to WHO's Global School Health Initiative and Health Promoting Schools guidance and WHO's Guidance on Promoting Diet and Physical Activity in School Settings.

Call for expression of interest for technical proposals to measure delivery of comprehensive sexuality education in Eastern and Southern Africa

The purpose of this consultancy is to develop a regional report that presents data on the delivery of CSE in 17 Eastern and Southern Africa and provides an analysis of progress against baseline targets.

Health Literacy and Behavior Change among Adolescent Girls in Kibera

The UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa is proud to present a documentary on Health Education for Behavior Change. The Pilot project, implemented by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology - Kenya and UNESCO, with the support of the Government of Azerbaijan. Sexual health information changes people's behavior and choices.

Next FRESH webinar. Substance Abuse Prevention through Schools in Low Resource Countries: What We Know and Need to Know

Following up on the recent publication of a UNODC-UNESCO-WHO guidance document, this webinar will review and discuss the research and practice on programmes preventing substance abuse, including alcohol and tobacco. The webinar will be interactive, with remarks from several experts and practitioners, leading into a discussion among all attendees. Different aspects, effective strategies and challenges will be discussed.

A better sexual and reproductive health education could save adolescent lives

More than 3,000 adolescents die every day, totalling 1.2 million deaths a year, from largely preventable causes, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO), UNESCO and partners.

Next FRESH webinar: Menstrual Hygiene Management in Emergencies

Menstrual Hygiene Management in Emergencies - Global guidelines and lessons learned from the Philippines

How the Education Sector should respond to the Substance Use issue

‘Education sector responses to the use of alcohol, tobacco and drugs’ is the new booklet in the UNESCO series ‘Good Policy and Practice in Health Education’. It was presented last week during the 60th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) that took place in Vienna, Austria.

Gender-based violence as a barrier to learning

Gender-based violence in schools poses a major obstacle to learning in many countries. Here we discuss a recent review of global research evidence and the publication of global guidance on addressing gender-based violence in schools, as well as other resources.

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