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Joint Action Plan 2071/72 – 2076/77 School Health and Nutrition

Ministry of Health and Population

Health and education are interdependent and schools provide a unique opportunity to improve health and education status of school age children. Diseases related to lack of hygiene, malnutrition is still the leading causes of death for children in Southeast Asia including Nepal. High Burden of childhood diseases has a signification impact on educational and health goals of school children through pain, morbidity and mortality.