School Health Program

School Health Program

Lifeline School Health program is a preventive and curative child health initiative organized by a multidisciplinary child health team.

Vision:
To ensure the health and well being of the Nigerian school  child by working in partnership with all key stakeholders involved in the care of the child.

 

Mission:
As innovators of Lifeline School Health Program, we would lead and partner to improve the health of children.

 

Objectives:

  Curative Services

Your wards can access the following services under the curative service:

  • Outpatient Services
  • Inpatient Services -Admission facilities for children (Pre-school to 18 years)
  • Ambulatory Services
  • Surgical Services
  • Sickle Cell Club for Kids and Adolescents
  • Asthma Club for Adolescents

 

  Public Health Services

  • Updating your wards immunization
  • Health Surveillance program
  • Health Consultation Support in Formulation of School Health Policies
  • Health Promotion workshop for parents, children and staff
  • Health screening service for school staff
  • Health Consultation Services for children with Special Needs.
  • Careers Screening for House helps, Nannies and Cooks

 

  Workshops: Creating formal training workshop for  teachers, therapists, school nurses, doctors, health policy makers and voluntary workers on school Health programs.

 

  Research

  • Needs assessment of current baseline school health services
  • Evaluation + Monitoring   of new interventions in school health services
  • Epidemiological studies in areas related to school health.

 

  Networking

  • Networking with Stakeholders of School Health Services both in the Local  and International arena                                                                                                                                    
  • Networking with NGO’s and external Donor Agencies

 

Some membership benefits:

  • Supervision of school health clinics
  • Early detection of children with learning difficulties
  • Screening tests for Vision, hearing and others specific tests as needed
  • Updating missed immunizations
  • Acute paediatric service for referred sick children
  • Health Education on Preventive and curative paediatric topics
  • Health talks to children at school and at other venues as desired
  • Publications on child health