Student Health Officer

The Student Health Officer is present from 8:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. during regular school days. 

Services Offered

  • The Student Health Officer plays a multi-faceted role in promoting the health and well-being of the wider school community. Services include:
  • Assessment (not medical diagnosis) and direct care for illnesses and injuries.
  • Care coordination of students with special health care needs.
  • Referring families to local medical and health-related services when necessary.
  • Checking that families have provided a record of vaccination to the school for their child.
  • Communication with students, faculty, staff, and families to promote student health and safety.
  • Providing consultation and education on health-related topics and concerns to students, faculty, staff, and families, including those pertaining directly to Japan.
  • Taking a primary role in the development and implementation of evidence-based health-related policies and programmes.
  • Maintaining and reviewing student health records to inform individual care and wider health policy, programmes, and practices.