Health education and child development

The case study book documents experiences, capturing important elements of HiAP practice through an analysis of established and emerging health education and child development. It is aimed at the international health community and the broader sustainable development network.

It will be of interest to those who want to know more about implementing HiAP. What are social determinants of health? These forces and systems include economic policies and systems, development agendas, social norms, social policies and political systems. The SDH network across WHO supports action on the SDH. While many public policies contribute to health and health equity, improving population health is not the sole purpose of societies and their governments.

The Innov8 Approach for Reviewing National Health Programmes to Leave No One Behind is an 8-step analytic process undertaken by a multidisciplinary review team. There are significant socio-demographic inequalities in both exposure to and negative health outcomes arising from adverse environmental conditions. In order to close health gaps, it is particularly important to consider monitoring how changes in policies in other sectors are impacting health and health inequalities. The United Nations is not responsible for the content of any messages posted on this site or sites linked from this page.

The inclusion of a message does not imply the endorsement of the message by the United Nations. Between 1990 and 2015, the number of deaths in children under five worldwide declined from 12. 7 million in 1990 to almost 6 million in 2015. Children in rural areas are about 1. 7 times more likely to die before their fifth birthday as those in urban areas.

Children of mothers with secondary or higher education are almost three times as likely to survive as children of mothers with no education. While Sub-Saharan Africa has the world’s highest child mortality rate, the absolute decline in child mortality has been the largest over the past two decades. Every day in 2015, 16,000 children under five continue to die, mostly from preventable causes. Child survival must remain a focus of the new sustainable development agenda. 1 million adolescents in grades 8, 10 and 12.