PHCC

School Health

School health services a combination of services which Help children achieve a better standard of health, education, culture, social and physical development, through maintaining the highest-quality service. The school health program is primarily targeting children attending government schools, to Support the provision of a healthy environment in schools and help to create ideal conditions for learning.

Scope of Service

School health clinics are operated by school nurses, at all school from Kindergarten to governmental schools students between from the age of 5 till the age the student leaves school, covering all education levels (Model and Primary, Preparatory and Secondary).

Preventive Health services

Aims to improve the health of students at different levels of education, these services providing the necessary care at a high-level of efficiency in order to promote and maintain health, including:

  • Health Education:
    Helping students, staff and parents to raise their health-awareness and gain the necessary health skills to enhance their daily health behaviors.

  • Various immunization campaigns.

  • Screening such as:
    • Annual growth monitoring
    • Annual vision monitoring
    • Opportunistic screening for potential health issues

Clinical school health services

These services include:

  • First aid and dealing with injuries and emergencies
  • Dealing with chronic diseases and other health problems.
  • Management and control of infectious diseases,
  • Transfer needed students to health centers

Target Population / Patient

Governmental schools students age (5-18 years).

Other information

Prior to providing the service, patients have to meet all the eligibility criteria approved by the corporation and comply with the care management plan decided by the medical team.

Type of Access

open access to all students thought GP – FP referrals which done though SNs.

Patient Self-referral

GP/FP-referral

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