Health services consist of medical professionals, organizations, and ancillary health care workers who provide medical care to those in need. Health services serve patients, families, communities, and populations.  School health services are a very common model of service provision in both high- and middle and low-income countries – at least 102 countries worldwide have either school-based or school-linked service provision1.  Examples of school health services include health-promoting school policies, safe and healthy learning environments, skills-based health education, and school-based health and nutrition services.

1. WHO Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health:  School Health Services  Accessed 06.01.2020

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