Policy Synergies in Health-Promoting Education in Bhutan

Johannes Dragsbæk Schmidt, Line Kikkenborg Christensen

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This contribution analyzes how the intentions for social development activities within the area of health promotion through education are in conflict with outcomes. The paper asks; what are the discrepancies between policies intention at central level and the implementation on ‘the ground’? It will furthermore explore whether there are relevant synergies in the policy flow from center to local levels in terms of delivering efficient health through educational policies. The focus lies on the formulation, planning and implementation level of health in education.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDevelopment Challenges in Bhutan : Perspectives on Inequality and Gross National Happiness
EditorsJohannes Dragsbaek Schmidt
Number of pages21
Place of PublicationBerlin
Publication date2017
Commissioning bodyDanida / Danish Foreign Ministry
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-47924-8
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-47925-5
Publication statusPublished - 2017
SeriesContemporary South Asian Studies

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