Annual School Health and Nutrition Short Course
The annual short course on Strengthening Contemporary School Health, Nutrition and HIV Prevention Programmes is a prestigious international training workshop that seeks to enable governments and other organisations in low income countries improve the health and education of millions of the world’s poorest children.
Principal objective of this training is to provide educationalists, public health professionals and community development workers from all across the globe with an up-to-date, comprehensive introduction to concepts and current practices in improving the health, nutrition and education of schoolchildren.
Strengthening skills and forming new partnerships
Participants are able to strengthen their skills, access the latest research and knowledge, form new partnerships, exchange experiences, address their country-specific needs, enhance their existing SHN activities, and use a results-based planning process to develop SHN and HIV prevention implementation plans and training manuals.
|Click graph to access a full statistical break down of SHN short course participation.|
The 2013 Asia Short Course in School Health and Nutrition
Following the success of the inaugural training course in School Health & Nutrition (SHN) in Southeast Asia in Bangkok during February 2012, the Partnership for Child Development, Mahidol University and the Japan Consortium for Global School Health Research co-organised the second SHN Course in the region, hosted by the Lao PDR Ministries of Education & Sport and Health, between 13 - 20 February 2013.
Read more and download all session materials from the 2013 Laos SHN Short Course.
The Partnership for Child Development is also looking into the possiblity of holding a similar francophone course in western Africa this Spring 2013. More information on this will become available shortly.
2012 Africa Short Course in School Health and Nutrition
The Eighth Annual Course on “Strengthening Contemporary School Health Nutrition and HIV Prevention Programmes”took place in June 2012 in Kalifi, Kenya.
Find out more about the course and download the training materials
|Summary Map: Since launching in 2005, 220 participants from 27 sub Saharan countries of the 5 sub regions have successfully completed the short course.|