Schools for health

About Us

HAAD is the custodian of Public Health in Abu Dhabi.

The HAAD Schools for Health Program is dedicated to the health and well-being of the school students in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.


We partner with schools, parents, teachers and the healthcare sector to:


Promote the health & well-being of children and adolescents;


Improve access to appropriate school health services;


Enable children and adolescents to develop healthy behaviors to prepare them for all life stages.


The links between health and education are well established. Healthy children are better able to learn, and strong health is highly associated with higher educational achievement. We therefore work very closely with education and healthcare professionals to improve the health and learning outcomes for children and young people and make schools a healthy place to learn, work and play.