This section hosts guidelines, manuals and toolkits to strengthen public health practice.
Attainment of Sustainable Development Goals, which is essential for the future health and prosperity of societies, depends on children and adolescents reaching their full potential. The foundations of health, education, productivity and social and emotional well-being are built from pre-conception, to form human capital that has an impact throughout the life-course and beyond to the next generation. There is consensus on the importance of establishing or strengthening programs to deliver interventions to ensure health and well-being of children and adolescents. This framework document provides advice on the development of practical guidance for adapting or establishing a program for a comprehensive, life-course approach to child and adolescent health and well-being. It includes the roles of the health sector and of other sectors in ensuring that children and adolescents survive and thrive. It can be useful for program implementers. Click here to read the report.