"Children’s health is the extent to which individual children or groups of children are able or enabled to (a) develop and realize their potential, (b) satisfy their needs, and (c) develop the capacities that allow them to interact successfully with their biological, physical, and social environments."
Source: National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. 2004. "Children's Health, the Nation's Wealth: Assessing and Improving Child Health". Washington: The National Academies Press. <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK92198/> Accessed 13 May 2020.