Health and wellness prioritised at schools
05 November 2018 | Education
Mr Salatiel Muatunga, life skills and counselling teacher at De Duine (far right) with grade 8 girls, Ms Ruth Amunyela, teacher at De Duine and Charlene Anton, nurse at the ministry of health and social services. Photos Leandrea Louw
Charlene Anton, nurse at ministry of health and social services, Leonard Shikuma, health assistant at the minsitry, Salatiel Muatunga, life skills and counselling teacher and Ruth Amunyela, teacher at De Duine with the Health and Wellness display in the foyer of the school.
The annual Health and Wellness week was celebrated by some schools throughout the region. This year a variety of topics, including bullying and online safety, safe water sanitation and hand washing, comprehensive HIV prevention including voluntary male circumcision, general hygiene, menstrual hygiene and human trafficking, were discussed at schools. De Duine Secondary School had visitors from the ministry of health and social services who spoke to grade eight learners about HIV prevention, male circumcision and menstrual hygiene. Photos Leandrea Louw