|Overview : |
The main purposes of this consultancy are:
i) To conduct a landscape assessment of needs/gaps and entry points, and priority interventions for adolescents within the school health environment and Primary Health Care system of Botswana.
ii) To conduct a comprehensive landscape analysis of child overweight and obesity prevention in Botswana.
iii) To organize and convene a stakeholder consultation to develop consensus on a set of priority policies and actions to effectively prevent child overweight and obesity in Botswana.
This study will require desk reviews, focus group discussions and key informant interviews to document the situation of adolescent health and nutritional status (overweight and obesity) in Botswana, assess the landscape of policies, strategies and programmes, identify potential entry points for reaching adolescents, and to inform the government and its partners on priority interventions for Adolescent (10 – 19 years) Health and young children adolescent (0 – 18 years) nutritional status (overweight and obesity) within the school health ecosystem/environment and Primary Health Care system. The landscape assessment of Adolescent Health and nutritional status (overweight and obesity) will identify effective and promising practices based on global and regional experiences; identify gaps to be addressed and key research questions; and offer recommendations that can be implemented based on the context of Botswana