Elaine J. Stone, PhD, is Health Scientist Administrator at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20205.
School Health: A National Policy Issue In The Soviet Union
Article first published online: 9 OCT 2009
1983 American School Health Association
Journal of School Health
Volume 53, Issue 2, pages 92–94, February 1983
How to Cite
Stone, E. J. (1983), School Health: A National Policy Issue In The Soviet Union. Journal of School Health, 53: 92–94. doi: 10.1111/j.1746-1561.1983.tb07790.x
- Issue published online: 9 OCT 2009
- Article first published online: 9 OCT 2009
In the Soviet Union school health services are provided as an integral part of the health care delivery system, which is under the Ministry of Health. This paper presents an overview of the Soviet health care delivery system, the model for the delivery of school health services, the role and training of school personnel involved in school health services and implications the Soviet model may have for other countries.