Health Program (HP)
Students Health, A team of doctors’ visited for free medical monthly check-ups of REF’s students, Dr. Uzma and Dr. Rehana vaccinated first dose of Hepatitis B, C to all children. REF is affiliated with Ghangharam hospital to provide emergency relief to students and their families under community health program.Progress is being made on an exciting pilot project to provide onsite information, advice and guidance on health and wellbeing issues to young people in Renaissance Education Foundation (REF) Schools, Colleges.
The project, which is being run through anticipate partnership between The Renaissance Education Foundation (REF) and Health Charity,
The aim is to deliver confidential support and advice to young people in their own schools in a way which will encourage them to take responsibility for their own health needs. They will see health and education professionals working together to provide a range of health services to complement pupils’ education and promote a healthy lifestyle. The services at each Centre are being developed to meet local need and in consultation with students, parents, governors and local communities.These could include diet, exercise and healthy eating, support for depression and other mental health problems, self esteem support, smoking, exam stress workshops, alcohol and drug abuse and sexual health.The innovative project is being led by REF’s Children’s Services Authority. Dean Mr.Shahbaz Bhatti, REF Board of Directors Principal Mrs. Amina Nadeem, The REF’s Lead Member for Children, Young People and Families, said “This exciting project will play a key role in delivering health and well being care to young people which will have a positive impact on their education”.
Students HealthThe Renaissance Education Foundation (REF) project will build on the principles of The Prince’s Foundation for Integrated Health, a key partner in the project. This believes that poor health does not exist in isolation, but is a direct consequence of an individual’s lifestyle and environment.
The aim of the Integrated Health Centres will be to put health and wellbeing at the centre of every school so that pupils, staff and the wider community can learn, work together and support each other to improve lives.