MALIGAYA ELEM SCHOOL SHOWCASES DEPEDs Oplan Kalusugan PROGRAMS
By: DepEd SDO Quezon City
IN THE NEWS: Maligaya Elementary School of SDO Quezon City was chosen by the Central and Regional Offices to showcase the different initiatives under Oplan Kalusugan's Interagency Validation Visit last March 29, 2023.
Maligaya Elementary School is nationally recognized for its efficient, effective and creative demonstration of DepEd's banner programs. Former Principal Dr. Wilma Manio and incumbent Principal Dr. Randy Tagaan collaborated in the presentation of the school's implementation of Oplan Kalusagan projects through the years. Representing Superintendent Dr. Corpuz were ASDS Mr. Fredie Avedaño, Dr. Dante D. Nacpil, OIC- School Health Section Medical Officer III and SDO nurses Mr. Narciso E. Costales, Jr. - Division WinS Focal Person, Ms. Myrna T. Ditan - Division SBFP Focal Person and Mr. Dave C. Tandoc II.
Programs validated, include: School Based Feeding Program (SBFP), Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Schools (WinS) Program, National Drug Education Program (NDEP), Adolescent Reproductive Health Program (ARHP), School Mental Health Program (SMHP),
The Validation Team of the School Health Division under the Bureau of Learners Support Service was headed by Dr. Ann Quizon, in partnership with the National Dairy Authority (NDA), Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) and DOST-FNRI.
The Oplan Kalusugan is a program initiated by the Department of Education (DepEd) to promote health and wellness among students, teachers, and non-teaching personnel. The program focuses on promoting healthy habits and lifestyles, ensuring a clean and safe school environment, and addressing health issues that may affect the learning and development of students.
The Oplan Kalusugan program recognizes the crucial role of health in the academic performance and well-being of students. By promoting healthy habits and providing access to health services and facilities, the program aims to ensure that students are physically and mentally prepared to learn and succeed in school.
The program also recognizes the importance of a safe and clean school environment in promoting health and preventing the spread of diseases. By addressing health issues in schools, the program helps create a more conducive learning environment that fosters academic excellence and overall well-being.
Congratulations, Maligaya Elementary School and the SGOD Medical and Dental Team. SDO QC is truly proud of you!