Few Aspects of Government Primary School Environment at Hathazari Upazilla of Chittagong

Authors

  • M Jalal Uddin Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Chittagong
  • Shaibal Barua Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Chittagong
  • Qudrat-E Elahi Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Chittagong
  • Shahid Uddin Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Chittagong

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v13i1.19421

Keywords:

Health environment, health program, comprehensive health care

Abstract

School health environment is very important for school students. To observe existing school environment we conducted the study. A total of 11 government primary school of hathazari upazilla were studied to observe about few aspects of school environment. The study was conducted during first week of May, 2012. Purposively selected primary schools were physically surveyed by the investigators. The result was as follows: Average students 373, average teachers 8.73 and average staffs were 0.45. Average school area was 23 decimal and average floor space was 2230 sft. 82% schools were provided with tube wells and 100% school had toilet facilities. Only 18% schools provided mid-day meal. Electricity was connected with all schools. Cleanliness was satisfactory in 55% schools and 82% schools were found fenced. There was gap between standard and existing facilities. So, it should be minimized.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v13i1.19421

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Author Biographies

M Jalal Uddin, Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Chittagong

Department of Community Medicine & Public Health

Shaibal Barua, Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Chittagong

Department of Community Medicine & Public Health

Qudrat-E Elahi, Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Chittagong

Department of Community Medicine & Public Health

Shahid Uddin, Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Chittagong

Department of Community Medicine & Public Health

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Published

2014-07-06

How to Cite

Uddin, M. J., Barua, S., Elahi, Q.-E., & Uddin, S. (2014). Few Aspects of Government Primary School Environment at Hathazari Upazilla of Chittagong. Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Journal, 13(1), 54–55. https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v13i1.19421

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