Purpose of the School Health Programme ?
- Enables schools to identify strengths and weaknesses of health promotion policies and programs.
- Enables schools to develop an action plan for improving student health.
- Engages teachers, parents, students, and the community in promoting health-enhancing behaviors and better health.
Track immunization, height, weight, BMI and other health parameters
The rapid increase in overweight among children and adolescents has generated widespread concern. Between and 2004, the prevalence of overweight tripled among children and adolescents aged 6-19 years. Heart disease, high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, high cholesterol, asthma, sleep disorders, liver disease, orthopedic complications, and mental health problems are some of the health complications of carrying excess weight.
“Measurement is the first step that leads to control and eventually to improvement. If you can’t measure something, you can’t understand it. If you can’t understand it, you can’t control it. If you can’t control it, you can’t improve it.“
IHC intrinsically supports tracking of health information of all types health information as the first step to a healthy future. Height, weight, BMI, body fat, blood group, vital signs are all tracked through IHC’s on and off line programmes. Immunization trackers send automatic SMS and Email reminders.
Help parents to foster child in a healthy state of mind
Families play a key role in weight loss or healthy lifestyle programs. A study showed that school may help promote healthy lifestyles in children, but programs require support in other social settings, including the family.
IHC provides a very close connect with various social platforms used by students like Facebook. Health advice, reminders and alerts to children and parents supprt this activity.
Show your care by supporting Medical history of child
IHC records and keeps a detailed medical history of every child and school staff. This is done at the time of routine health check ups and also updated by parents and users them selves. Whether in an emergency or otherwise, the medical information is avaialble at the click to a button.
Medical check-up camps in your school premises
IHC provides regular health “maintenance” program, including immunizations, dental checkups, physicals, and eye exams School. Many children require psychological counselling which can be provided off line and online. Staff can work together to develop an ongoing approach to help students build health-related knowledge and skills from kindergarten through high school graduation
Educate and foster healthy habits in your students
Like the phrase “Catch them young” IHC programmes educate and inform children and parents. Diet and nutrition plays a vital role in the daily life of every school student. Balanced diet is very important and is prescribed by qualified dietician depending on the student health status. The prescription can be suggested with customization of every student to their respective parents.
Physical exercise, sanitation, do and don’t’s for working on the computer, keeping safe from airborne and water borne diseases, nicotine use prevention, safety, maintaining correct BMI and body fat information are imparted thru video, facebook and other media to all children.
Get online doctor support and consultation
Specialist doctors and health experts guide and work with IHC. Children, School staff and parents can connect with them online from any time and anywhere for seeking medical advice instead of running from pillar to post looking for advice. IHC will provide training on how to connect with them and ask questions and get advice.
To get started with the IHC Student Health Programme write in to us at email@example.com or call +91-9015811800.