Abuja: Federal Ministry of Education, 2006. 40 p.
Nigeria. Federal Ministry of Education
The goals of the National School Health Policy are to: i. Enhance the quality of health in the school community; ii. Create an enabling environment for inter-sectoral partnership in the promotion of child friendly school environment, for teaching and learning and health development. The objectives of the National School Health Policy are to: i. Provide the necessary legal framework for mobilization of support for the implementation of the School Health Programme; ii. Set up machinery for the co-ordination of community efforts with those of government and non-governmental organizations, toward the promotion of child friendly school environments; iii. Guide the provision of appropriate professional services in schools by stakeholders for the implementation of the School Health Programme; iv. Promote the teaching of skill-based health education; v. Facilitate effective monitoring and evaluation of the School Health Programme; vi. Set up modalities for the sustainability of the School Health Programme.
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