2010. 34 p.
Sri Lanka. Ministry of Healthcare and Nutrition
Sri Lanka. Ministry of Education
The goal of the chool health promotion policy is to create a sustainable health promoting school culture enabling the children to optimally benefit from educational opportunities provided, and promote healthy lifestyles among themselves, their families and the community. The policy objectives are 1. To develop policy, legal structure and partnerships among all stake holders for promoting health of school community, 2. To ensure a safe, healthy environment, both physical and psycho-social that facilitates learning, 3. To provide skills-based health education for school children, 4. To ensure access to health services, 5. To empower the children to be change agents to improve the health of the family, community and engage the school to be a catalyst, 6. To develop and implement plans at all levels for school health promotion.
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