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The Significance of Healthy Living Initiatives in Schools

Yusuff Mohammed

There is a clear correlation between early and fair learning opportunities and children's health, according to substantial data. Similarly, an individual's level of education has a long-term impact on their health. Governments have a primary responsibility to ensuring that school and educational conditions are as good as they may be. Establishing health-promoting schools is one way to reach these ideal settings. A health-promoting school is one that is always improving its ability to function as a healthy learning, living, and working environment. It enables all members of the school community to collaborate in order to provide integrated and positive experiences and structures for students and staff that promote and safeguard their health. Although the concept of health-promoting schools is gaining traction around the world, schools are at various stages of implementation and face a variety of challenges: some health professionals and educators are struggling to meet basic needs in schools, while others are promoting healthy lifestyles such as healthy food, physical activity, and non-smoking.