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International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part B
Perceptions of Kuwaiti Heads of Education and Health Departments Towards School Nurses in Tackling Obesity Among School Children

Dr. Mohammad Alresheedy, Dr. Lina Shahwan-AKL, Budoor Al Hajeri, Dr. Ali Alhaiti and Dr. Mishal Aldaihani

School nurses have been identified to be an important facilitator in helping students achieve a healthy weight. This exploratory qualitative study was conducted to examines the perceptions of officials from the Ministries of Education and Health towards school nurse in tackling obesity among children. The findings of this study show that most of the participants agreed that school nurses do not play a role in either promoting children’s health or the prevention of disease. This is not in line with several studies that found that the activities of school nurses, such as delivering health education and taking body weight measurements.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Mohammad Alresheedy, Dr. Lina Shahwan-AKL, Budoor Al Hajeri, Dr. Ali Alhaiti, Dr. Mishal Aldaihani. Perceptions of Kuwaiti Heads of Education and Health Departments Towards School Nurses in Tackling Obesity Among School Children. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2021;4(1):123-129.
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