Primary School Health Programme

Contract partner: AMREF Austria - Gesellschaft für Medizin und Forschung in Afrika Country: Uganda Funding amount: € 16.209,85 Project start: 01.01.2002 End: 31.12.2005

Short Description:

Overall goal

The project will be part of the ongoing health improvement initiatives of AMREF/district Health services in Kisoro district. Its purpose is to improve the health status of school children through provision of accurate information on causes and spread of diseases and their prevention through child-to child and peer education approaches. As change agents, the children will promote good health practices in the homes and the community at large.


1. Effective Teaching of Health Education

2. Screening, Treating and Referrring School Children for Health Care

3. Nutritional Education and Demonstration

4. Healthy School Environment

5. Initiatives by Youth for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

project number 2325-03/2002
source of funding OEZA
sector Basisgesundheit
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