Chaire UNESCO Centre collaborateur OMS "EducationS et Santé" Education à la santé, Prévention, Promotion de la santé des enfants et des jeunes
Chaire UNESCO EducationS et Santé

Supporting every school to become a foundation for healthy lives

The article published on January 22, 2021 in the “Lancet Child and Adolescent Health” takes stock of the available evidence regarding school health interventions and the conditions necessary for their effectiveness and sustainability.

The authors presenting the key ideas of the article.

Sonja Caffe, PhD Regional Advisor on Adolescent Health, Family, Health Promotion and Life Course, PAHO/WHO

Professor Susan M Sawyer, MD Director, Centre for Adolescent Health Royal Children’s Hospital; Murdoch Children’s Research Institute; and Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Australia; President, International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH)

Sean Slade, MEd Senior Director of Global Outreach, ASCD, United States

Nicola J Gray, PhD Affiliated Researcher, UNESCO Chair Global Health & Education Research Group, Université Clermont Auvergne, France Vice-President for Europe, International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH)

Professor Fadi El Hage, PhD Delegate of the Rector for Professional Development; Chair holder of Eco-citizenship and Sustainable Development Education/Fondation Diane ; Saint Joseph University of Beirut, Lebanon

Watch the videos in different languages and with different speakers.

Read the article and the editorial of the lancet

Jourdan, D., Gray, N. J., Barry, M. M., Caffe, S., Cornu, C., Diagne, F., El Hage, F., Farmer, M. Y., Slade, S., Marmot, M., & Sawyer, S. M. (2021). Supporting every school to become a foundation for healthy lives. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health.