Children's environmental health

Sun protection and schools: An educational package to protect children from ultraviolet radiation

© World Health Organization 2003

This comprehensive package of materials for children s sun protection education includes:

  • Sun Protection and Schools: How to make a difference, which describes the importance of sun protection in schools, and outlines necessary steps for establishing a school programme
  • Sun Protection: A primary teaching resource, which is for primary school teachers and provides suggestions and ready-made teaching activities.
  • Evaluating School Programmes to Promote Sun Protection, which is for schools, and educational and health authorities.

Additional information, teaching resources, and activities can be obtained from the list of sun protection school programmes and interactive websites for children listed in the annexes.