UNESCO Chair Global Health and Education Health Education, Prevention, Health Promotion, Children and Young People

International seminar on best practices for implementation of School Health Program – 22 September, 6:00-7:30 PM IST

This is the first of a series of seminars to be held by Tarang Health Alliance. The seminar will facilitate discussion on the best practices in implementing the Comprehensive School Health Program. Several international/national dignitaries and all the Principals of schools in Delhi NCR and Chandigarh area, who are executing the Comprehensive School Health Program this academic year, have been invited to the seminar.
Tarang Health Alliance has been implementing the Comprehensive School Health Program for middle school students in Indian schools for several years. The comprehensive School Health Program includes health education of students, health seminars for parents etc.


6:00-6:10: Why we need a Comprehensive school health program? Dr. Rahul Mehra, Executive Chairman, Tarang Health Alliance; National representative of India, UNESCO Chair Global Health & Education.
6:10-6:20: Global perspective on best practices. Dr. G.Buijs, Chair Manager, UNESCO Chair Global Health & Education
6:20-6:30: US experience on best practices. Dr.David Lohrmann, Past president, American School Health Association; Professor Emeritus, Indiana University School of Public Health, USA
6:30-6:35: Rise of non-communicable diseases in India: Dr. Arvind Lal, Executive Chairman, Dr.Lal PathLabs
6:35- 7:15: Each Principal will be asked to share one best practice by the facilitator.
7:15-7:30: Facilitated discussion