Health promoting school concept is further elaborated and more health and WASH-related aspects included based on the emerging needs and knowledge enhancement. One of these is Menstrual Hygiene Management.
Provincial Department of Education, Northern Province made several innovative initiatives to address adolescent girl’s needs at schools. The development of Menstrual Hygiene Management tool kit, 10 specific schools based Menstrual Hygiene Management indicators is two major milestones achieved by the Northern Provincial Department of Education. UNICEF and three NGO partners SOUND, OfERR and RDF accompanied together with Departments of Education and Health to achieve these milestones.