/ 1 November 2022

THE SCHOOLS Division Office of Tabuk City launched the Oplan Kalusugan sa Department of Education program at the Gobgob Elementary school to strengthen the delivery of health services for students in the province.

Schools Division Superintendent Irene Angway and officer-in-charge SDS Feliciano Agsaoay spearheaded the launch of the program.

Meanwhile, Chief Education Supervisor Sally Feken led the event which was attended by 103 public school heads, division personnel and other stakeholders.

Oplan Kalusugan focuses on six aspects including School-Based Feeding Program complemented by other nutrition support programs; Medical, Dental and Nursing Services, including the School Dental Health Care Program; Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools Program; Adolescent Reproductive Health; National Drug Education Program supported by comprehensive tobacco control; and the School Mental Health Program.

In her message, Angway emphasized the importance of physical activities to health.

Also during the launch, the SDO provided lectures, workshops, health drills, grooming activities including free haircuts to both the learners and the adult participants.