Cover: Promoting Youth Well-Being Through Health and Education

Promoting Youth Well-Being Through Health and Education

Insights and Opportunities

Published in: Qatar Foundation/WISE (2019)

Posted on Nov 26, 2019

by Wing Yi Chan, Jennifer Sloan, Anita Chandra

Putting well-being at the heart of planning, policy making, and resource allocation is emerging as critical to the development of thriving communities and nations. We examined the academic and grey literature to identify theoretical frameworks that integrate health and education. We identified and described policies and programs supporting well-being around the world, and interviewed experts from each location to gain a deeper understanding of them.

The report found that although wellbeing frameworks that integrate education and health exist, few of them have been examined rigorously to reveal how both educational and health outcomes can be achieved together.

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