7 months DepEd gives assurance that school health programs are in-place MB
By Merlina Hernando-Malipot The Department of Education (DepEd) assured that it continues to carry out initiatives that focus on data gathering and monitoring of affected learners following the national dengue alert declared by the Department of Health (DOH). Education Secretary Leonor Briones(DEPED / MANILA BULLETIN) “Meron tayong school health program kung saan ine-encourage natin ang mga bata and parents to participate in the school-based health programs,” said Education Secretary Leonor Briones when asked about the dengue-related initiatives of DepEd. Meanwhile, Briones noted that the Parents-Teacher Associations (PTA) should take a “more active role” when it comes to school-based programs and ... more