SZNS 023: 2013 Schools health services- General requirements

E194.91

This national standard provides the basic requirements for the provision of school health services from pre-schools, primary, secondary, high schools, tertiary levels and neighborhood care points (NCPs). It is intended for policy-makers, schools health programme planners and coordinators, service providers, non-governmental organizations supporting school health services, civil society groups, regulators and trainers.

 

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This national standard provides the basic requirements for the provision of school health services from pre-schools, primary, secondary, high schools, tertiary levels and neighborhood care points (NCPs). It is intended for policy-makers, schools health programme planners and coordinators, service providers, non-governmental organizations supporting school health services, civil society groups, regulators and trainers.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Content Page
1 Scope 1
2 Normative references 1
3 Definitions 1
4 Requirements 3
4.1 Physical examination 3
4.2 Review of learners’ health records 3
4.3 Health appraisal 3
5 Screening 4
6 Health counseling 5
7 Confidentiality and record keeping 5
8 Documentation 5
9 Learners with special health needs 6
10 Emergency/disaster preparedness 6
    10.1 General 6
10.2 Emergency care procedures 7
10.3 First Aid 7
11 Communicable Diseases 8
12 Immunizations 8
13 Health education 9
13.1 General 9
13.2 Drug, alcohol and tobacco use 9
13.3 Nutritional needs 9
13.4 Oral health 10
14 Medications 10
15 Referrals 11
16 Mental health 11
17 Environmental health 12
17.1 General 12
17.2 Inspections 12
17.3 Water supply and sanitation 12
17.4 Food safety and hygiene 13
17.5 Ventilation and lighting 13
17.6 Landscaping and Recreational Facilities 13
18 Waste management 13
18.1 General 13
    Contents (continued)
18.2 Hazardous waste materials 14
19 Fire Safety 14
19.1 General 14
19.2 Emergency drills 14
19.3 Water supply 14
19.4 Portable fire-fighting equipment 15
20 Safety and Security 15
21 Evaluation of health services 15
Bibliography 17

 

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