Health-promoting schools: evidence for a holistic approach to promoting health and improving health literacy.

@article{Lee2009HealthpromotingSE,
  title={Health-promoting schools: evidence for a holistic approach to promoting health and improving health literacy.},
  author={Albert Ting Leung Lee},
  journal={Applied health economics and health policy},
  year={2009},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={
          11-7
        }
}
Chronic diseases are now the major causes of death and disability worldwide, and non-communicable diseases (NCD) account for the majority of the global health burden. About half of premature deaths are related to health-risking behaviours that are often established during youth and extend to adulthood. While these diseases might not be curable, they are preventable. Prevention is possible when sustained actions are directed at individuals and families, as well as at the broader social, economic… CONTINUE READING
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