School Health and Wellness in Public Schools in Kenya

Education, health and wellness for children are inextricably intertwined. A student, teacher or school personnel who suffers from a health deficit will not profit or contribute optimally from the educational process. There is a strong link and connection between health and learning (encompasses school and class attendance; academic performance, retention, completion and transition) among pupils in schools. A sick school cannot promote and implement government educational policies effectively but a healthy school will appropriately do so. An effective and efficient …

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