UNESCO Chair on 'Physical Activity and Health in Educational Settings'
News from the Chair
There is a need to develop standardized and inclusive norms for the identification of pediatric hypertension in South AfricaAfrican children are underrepresented in international blood pressure management guidelines, leading to a potential misidentification of their cardiovascular risk - Results from the KaziBantu study
Effects of a school-based health intervention program on body compositionNews and results from the KaziAfya cluster randomized controlled trial, a study also conducted in South Africa
Association between allergic sensitization and intestinal parasite infectionWhile protozoa infection is negatively associated with allergic sensitization in general, infection with geohelminths are associated with a lower risk of polysensitization in schoolchildren - News from the DASH study
Exercise is the key not only to physical health but to peace of mind.Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013)
Education is the most powerful weapon to change the world.
- Research and teaching unit at the University of Basel and the Nelson Mandela University.
- Established by an agreement between UNESCO and the University of Basel.
- Committed to go beyond discipinary boundaries and to relate our work to global challenges.