BOSETU calls for implementation of school health policy

Students in Gantsi District being transported by trucks.PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE
Students in Gantsi District being transported by trucks.PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE

PALAPYE: Botswana Sector for Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) has argued that unless the implementation of school health policy takes place students will continue to be exposed to danger.

This follows the Matsha tragedy that saw 111 students hospitalised and seven dead after a horrific accident.

Speaking in an interview with Mmegi, BOSETU Health and Safety secretary, Monica Legwale, said that as the union they are appealing to the relevant ministries such as Ministry of Health, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development and Ministry of Education and Skills Development to implement the school health policy that has been drafted.

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