Healthy learners are better learners. The foundations of health should be laid down in every school – among which are water, sanitation and hygiene or WASH.
Philippines. Department of Education
DepEd is committed to provide and protect the rights of Filipino learners to good education and improved health and to help Filipino learners complete basic education without the burden of health concerns.
The Philippines' Department of Education (DepEd) issued the Policy and Guidelines for the Comprehensive Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Schools (WinS) Program for the promotion of correct hygiene and sanitation practices among school children and a clean environment in and around schools t
This order accelerates the Implementation of the School-Based HIV and AIDS Education Program (SBHAEP) nationwide.
These guidelines order apply to all units and personnel of the Department of Education.
The Department of Education (DepEd) through the Health and Nutrition Center (HNC) is strengthening the School Health and Nutrition Programs (SHNP) into its key programs and aligning all its activities into one seamless whole.