Improved Learning through better Health, Nutrition and Education for the School-Age Child.
The course aims to highlight health and nutrition management in schools and the importance of SHN policy, skills based health education, school-based health services and a safe school environment. The course develops the capacity of human resources and staff training with regard to SHN activities.
Sessions on action planning and policy analysis will identify delegates country level issues and problems and by the end of the course participants will have developed practical action plans in order to effectively apply best practice in the region.
The course is run in partnership with the
Asian Centre of International Parasite Control (ACIPAC) at Mahidol University’s Faculty of Tropical Medicine in Parasitic Disease Control, the
Japan Consortium for Global School Health Research (JC-GSHR) and the
Partnership for Child Development (PCD) at Imperial College London, and benefits from these organizations combined expertise and experience in programme implementation and research.
Previous years have seen the course attended by 35-45 SHN related officers and staff from regional and national governments and NGOs. The course comprises general lectures, discussions, presentations and field experience. The course will be conducted entirely in English and aims to cover:
Downloadable application forms are available from: www.tm.mahidol.ac.th
Applictions are open until early January 2017.