Taking action to Create Healthier Happier Caribbean Children

Together we want to ensure that schools across the Caribbean are healthy schools in which children, adolescents and young people;

Have access to healthy foods and beverages low in sugars and fats
Unhealthy foods and beverages should not be available or permitted in and around schools ensuring that the healthy choice is the only choice.
Are safe from the predatory advertising and promotion of junk foods
The ultra processed food and beverage industry targets young children to build brand loyalty and ultimately increase profits. This is unethical and violates the Convention of the Rights of the Child to which all CARICOM countries are signatories.
Are engaged in daily mandatory physical activity
The WHO recommends 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous-intensity physical activity daily for children and adolescents 5-17 years of age.


You can take action by doing the following things


Tell us about your school


We want to hear from you.
Send us
photos and videos about your school environment (healthy activities and not so healthy ones) and share your thoughts about how schools can become healthier.

Download My Healthy Caribbean Schools Guides


Download
the My Healthy Caribbean Schools Guides
for School administrators, Parents and Students all 3 are to be developed.


Change your diet

Consume foods and beverages low in added sugars, fats and sodium.
Stay away from ultra-processed foods and beverages.

Soon to be added tips.


Get Moving



Increase your daily physical activity.


Soon to be added tips.




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