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Name:South East Asia SHN Course Report 2012

The inaugural Training Course on School Health & Nutrition Programmes in Southeast Asia was held in Bangkok, Thailand, from the 13th – 17th of February 2012. The course was jointly hosted by Mahidol University, Thailand, the Japan Consortium for Global School Health Research, Japan, and the Partnership for Child Development (PCD), Imperial College London, United Kingdom.

This new course brought together regional representatives from Ministries of Education and Health, the United Nations agencies and regional non-governmental organisations to promote the sharing of good practice, knowledge and experiences in school health and nutrition (SHN) both between countries and across sectors.

This report summarises the knowledge shared and activities undertaken by the forty-two delegates that participated in the 2012 course from ten South and Southeast Asian countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. Course facilitators with recognised expertise in SHN assisted participants to draft country-specific action plans and stimulate lively debates and discussions on current and innovative issues in the field.

Publication Year:2012