2016 Other Health-related issues

Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Kenya par. 50 (e) (2016)

Text of the recommendation

50. With reference to the Committee’s general comment No. 4 (2003) on adolescents health and development , the Committee recommends that the State party: (e) Implement education programmes and campaigns to promote healthy lifestyles and to prevent drug and substance abuse by children, monitor the use of drugs and other substance s at schools with the participation of children , and develop accessible and youth-friendly drug and substance dependence treatment and harm reduction services as well as life skills education.


Committee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations on the combined third to fifth periodic reports of Kenya, CRC/C/KEN/CO/3-5 (2016). Par. 50 (e). Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2fPPRiCAqhKb7yhsiVXw3pS%2bUXH3S2uOz56XaHOlmQlXek9CSfHt61Gk52XYLAe1vtQx5jEtqe8Sh%2fkZmyOARonOIQzp0aD8yhV4yGRJhWSai5hxIps8r1I3Zk4