Regional workshop ‘School Health in Latin America: Intersectoral NCD Prevention and Management’

Regional workshop ‘School Health in Latin America: Intersectoral NCD Prevention and Management’

On December 14 and 15, 2020, NCD Child, in partnership with the Healthy Latin America Coalition (CLAS) and the American Heart Association, hosted a two-day regional workshop entitled ‘School Health in Latin America: Intersectoral NCD Prevention and Management’ that focused on strengthening partnerships across the health and education sectors and promoting a whole-school approach in preventing and managing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the region, with a special focus on adopting school health strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Visit NCD Child’s YouTube channel to watch the full presentations for both days, available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Professor Didier Jourdan, holder of the UNESCO Chair and head of the WHO Collaborating Center in Global Health & Education, participated as a keynote speaker on day two of the workshop which focused on strategies for educational continuity and management of NCDs during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can see his presentation below.