Original Articles

IMPROVING CHILD AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH THROUGH SCHOOLS: LEARNING FROM AUSTRALIA

DOI: 10.1080/16826108.1998.9632344
Author(s): Phillip WilliamsFaculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Australia, Priscilla ReddyHealth Promotion Research and Development Office Medical Research Council, South Africa

Abstract

Child and adolescent health is a serious concern in South Africa With a growing population of young people with unacceptable levels of mortality, morbidity and risk-taking behaviour, schools should be utilised to address certain health issues.

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