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School
Health and
School
Feeding

Contributes to the design of effective policies and the promotion of programs focused on providing health services and feeding in school.

Collects, analyzes, and disseminates comprehensive information on school feeding policies and school health programs around the world.

PROCESS

Collect
Information

Classify
and Analyze

Share
Knowledge

TOOLS AND RESOURCES

POLICY GOALS

Although school feeding is one component of a broader school health program, the costs and scale of school feeding are much greater than the other components of school health. For this reason, a separate rubric-framework has been developed for assessing school feeding policies.

1

Establishing health-related school policies

2

Ensuring safe, supportive school environments

3

Delivering school-based health and nutrition services


4

Skills-based health education

5

National policy framework

6

Financial capacity


7

Institutional capacity and coordination

8

Sound design and implementation

9

Community roles - reaching beyond schools


OUTCOMES

SABER-SH&SF aims to help countries in several ways by providing a comprehensive framework based on a thorough review of global evidence and related diagnostic tools; assisting countries to better understand where their policies and programs stand in comparison with best practices, as well as to diagnose where the strategic focus for improvement should lie; aiding countries to respond to the diagnosis of the problem and develop a strategy for improvement of their school health programs.