/ 5 May 2022

THE DEPARTMENT of Education conducted workshop on hygiene and sanitation in a bid to strengthen the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools program.

The strategic planning workshop of the WinS technical working group was held in Clark, Pampanga.

The agency hopes that the planning sessions will lead to better implementation of the WinS program.

The program is critical to the safe expansion of face-to-face classes nationwide.

Dr. Maria Corazon Dumlao, Bureau of Learner Support Services – School Health Division chief, said that they hold regular national meetings with the WinS TWG to review the 5-year plan.

“This is also a memorable event as it may serve as a transition plan to the next administration,” she said.

“We could not have done these milestones and models if we don’t have our partners in the National TWG like GIZ, Save the Children Philippines, UNICEF, Information and Communications Technology Service and the Public Affairs Service who have scaled up and monitored our advocacy in WinS,” Dumlao said.