11 May 2021 – School Health Promotion in Latin America: Lessons Learned

On 11 May 2021, 17.00 – 18.00 CEST, 11.00 – 12.00 AST, the UNESCO Chair and WHO Collaborating Center Global Health & Education, the University of Puerto Rico, the Universidad Industrial de Santander, and FLACSO Argentina will organise the webinar: School Health Promotion in Latin America: Lessons Learned. The webinar will be held in Spanish.

During this webinar the speakers will reflect on the lessons learned in the past 35 years with regard to health promotion in schools in Latin America. The speakers are Blanca Patricia Mantilla Uribe from the Institute Proinapsa of the Universidad Industrial de Santander in Colombia and Karina Cimmino of FLACSO Argentina. They will explore the following questions:

  1. What has been the contribution of School Health Promotion in promoting development and equity in health for children and adolescents in Latin America?
  2. What have been the advances, the distinctive/potential components and the contribution of the networks on school health promotion in Latin America?
  3. What political paths, programmatic actions and other opportunities should shape the future agenda of the Latin American School Health Promotion Movement?

To participate: Zoom link.

This webinar will also be broadcast live on our YouTube channel

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