The Essential Package: Twelve interventions to improve the health and nutrition of school age children

Building on the FRESH (Focusing Resources on Effective School Health) frame work the essential package outlines 12 interventions from basic education to fuel efficient stoves that are necessary to improve the health and nutrition of school-age children.

  1. Basic education
  2. Food for Education
  3. Promotion of girls’ education
  4. Potable water and sanitary latrines
  5. Health, nutrition and hygiene education
  6. Systematic deworming
  7. Micronutrient supplementation
  8. HIV and AIDS education
  9. Psychosocial support
  10. Malaria prevention
  11. School gardens
  12. Improved stoves

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