New modality of school health program: An emerging need for developing countries

Prakash Adhikari

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Abstract

School Health Program (SHP) is defined with respect to environment, services, and education. It should be a plan with a good vision so that it will be fruitful. School Health Program is to be conducted to ensure a healthy environment in schools and to promote the health of the school children. It helps to prevent the different diseases and make the children conscious about their health. SHP makes easy for early diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and check regularly to the diseased and non-diseased students. A new concept of SHP, which is an emerging need for developing countries, is more focussed in this study. It is one of the cost effective program if implemented at a national and international level and make aware all the nongovernmental organizations/international non-governmental organizations/donors to spend their money in this type of program.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProgress in Education
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Pages227-238
Number of pages12
Volume24
ISBN (Electronic)9781617616143
ISBN (Print)9781617615801
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Curriculum
  • New modality
  • Problems
  • School Health Program (SHP)
  • Students

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