Nutrition-Friendly School Initiative

TES team
TES team • 2 June 2022

Palestinian adolescents are highly vulnerable and exposed to multiple sources of deprivation and distress, with potentially severe and long-term impacts on their nutritional status and well-being. To address malnutrition among adolescents, the Ministries of Education and Health collaborated to implement a Nutrition-Friendly Schools Initiative, which was piloted across 24 primary schools in Gaza and the West Bank in 2019, and has now been scaled-up.

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Thematic Focus Area 1: Inclusive, equitable, safe and healthy schools Good practice - Summit 2022 Palestinian Territories Arab States