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La transversalidad y la escuela promotora de salud

Revista Española de Salud Pública (Impact Factor: 0.71). 01/2001; DOI: 10.1590/S1135-57272001000600003
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ABSTRACT El presente artículo muestra la evolución de la escuela en su contribución a la Educación para la Salud. De la concepción tradicional de la salud, se pasa a una perspectiva holística que engloba las dimensiones física, psicológica y social y bajo estos principios se definen las características de la escuela saludable. La necesidad de abordar el concepto de «transversal» ofrece a los centros escolares la posibilidad de desarrollar un gradiente de compromiso mayor en Educación para la Salud. Finalmente, la incorporación del concepto de promoción de la salud dibuja a la escuela promotora de salud, que intenta avanzar en la integración de los centros docentes en la sociedad donde se ubican.

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