Role of the Teacher in Health Care


  • Shalini P. Tore


Teacher have an important role as health promoters. School based health education helps adolescents acquire functional health knowledge & strengthen attititutes, belief & practice skills needed to adopt and maintain health behavior throughout their lives.  The specific content & skills addressed in health education, including sexual health and other related topic areas, e.g violence prevention, mental & emotional health, food & nutrition. Teacher role is very important in promotion of healthy behavioral problems in students at school level. School going children are spending most of the time in school, the school authorities and teachers have to play a vital role in developing healthy behavior in students helps in getting good academic results.