Health promoting schools in urban, semi-urban and rural Lao PDR.

  title={Health promoting schools in urban, semi-urban and rural Lao PDR.},
  author={Noriko Yoshimura and Masamine Jimba and Krishna Chandra Poudel and Chitsavang Chanthavisouk and Azusa Iwamoto and Bounlay Phommasack and Khamhoung Saklokham},
  journal={Health promotion international},
  volume={24 2},
Health promoting school activities have been implemented in developing countries, but their experiences have not been fully shared. Our objective is to explore the differences of health promoting school status in urban, semi-urban and rural areas in Lao PDR. To accomplish this we evaluated 138 schools in three provinces using a checklist developed by the government school health taskforce. We interviewed first through fifth grade pupils, school principals, food vendors, community chiefs, and… CONTINUE READING

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