Publications

First Consultation of the Americas – Ministers of Education: “A New Culture of Health in the School Context,” Mexico City, Mexico, October 16–19, 2012

This report summarizes the main issues discussed at the First Consultation of the Americas – Ministers of Education: “A New Culture of Health in the School Context,” held in October 2012 in Mexico City. It also provides the main messages conveyed by the Canadian delegation to participants. The consultation focused on successful practices in four priority areas: obesity, lack of physical activity, substance abuse, and sexual and reproductive health.

Categories: At-risk students, Inclusive Education, International Organizations and Meetings, Student Health and Safety, Special needs students, Teachers and Teaching

Schools, Public Health, Sexuality, and HIV: A Status Report

This study reports on the status of policies, programs, and practices in the school systems and public health systems across Canada that seek to prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS and to promote the sexual health of adolescents. The study is the first of its kind in Canada.

Categories: Student Health and Safety