Geneva: WHO, 1999. 124 p.
WHO. Department of Health Promotion/NCD Prevention and Surveillance
WHO information series on school health.
This publication describes the different strategies implemented to improve health through schools. The chapters present the current health concerns among school-age children and adolescents, and the strategic responses of governments, national and international organizations to address health issues through schools. The main issues discussed in this document are as follows: 1) Health status of school-age children and adolescents; 2) Creating health through schools; 3) International strategies and efforts; 4) National strategies in ten of the world's most populous countries; 5) Collaborative efforts to strengthen school health promotion in countries with large school-age populations.
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