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DepEd Memo No. 78 s. 2011

DepEd Memo No. 78 s. 2011

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Republic of the Philippines

Department of Education
DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City

DepEd MEMORANDUM No. 7B ' s. 2011

MAR Z 5 2011



Bureau Directors Regional Directors Schools Division/City Superintendents Heads. Public Elementary Schools

1. Pursuant to DepED Order No. 73, s. 2007 entitled. "Promoting Oral Health in Public Elementary Schools," the Department of Education (DepEd) through the Health and Nutrition Center (HNC) and the Adopt-A-School Program (ASP) Secretariat in coordination with the Philippine Dental Association (PDA)and Lamoiyan Corporation shall pursue activities that will enhance the development of oral health habits, personal hygiene, dental health services and oral health education/promotion through the "Happy Smiles for Healthy Kids" Project.

2. A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)was signed between the DepEd and the PDA on January 30, 2011 at the Quirino Grandstand, Ermita, Manila for the implementation of the Project in 78 selected schools nationwide to be participated in by the PDA chapters. Enclosed is the List of Schools and the Implementing Guidelines for the Project. 3. The school health and nutrition personnel and ASP coordinators in the selected schools are expected to take the lead in the planning, implementation and evaluation of this Project. The principals/heads of these schools shall take the lead in the implementation of the supervised daily toothbrushing and handwashing activities in the schools. 4. The regional directors and the schools division/city superintendents are enjoined to extend full administrative support to this Project to decrease the prevalence of caries among the schoolchildren.


Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is de~.

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Secretary Encl.: As stated Reference: DepED Order: (No. 73, s. 2007) To be indicated in the Perpetual Index under the followingsubjects: HEALTHEDUCATION
JLC: happy smilcs project March 12/2011




~~~~--~---~.~~~-"EFA 2015: Karapatan ng Lahat, Pananagutan ng Lahat!"


Zenaida Fadul Dr. 2011) LIST OF SCHOOLS FOR "HAPPY SMILES FOR HEALTHY KIDS" PROJECT SCHOOL YEAR 2011-2012 REGION DIVISION Caloocan City San Juan City Las Pirias City Parariaque City Pasig City Sampalukan Pinaglabanan Talon ES San Dionisio ES Sampaloc Site II ES Bagong lIog ES P. Cynthia Balite Dr. Rebecca Santiago Dr. 78. Jona Jocelyn Vivian Delos Reyes Dr. Ronald Marcelo Dr. Judith Haban Dr. Esperanza Viloria Dr. Nino ES Dr. Janet Capulong Dr. Teresita ES Bunlo ES San Antonio ES San Vicente ES Angono ES Ambulong ES San Juan East ES Lucena North I ES Sto. Apolinario Alzona Dr. Alvin Laxamana Dr. Edna Lesaca Dr. Lucrecia Quitaneg Dr. Maria Dana Persader Dr. Bernardo Cunanan Dr. Lilibeth Mercado NCR I II III Tarlac Province Bulacan Olongapo City Angeles City Antipolo City Laguna Rizal IV-A Batangas City Batangas Province Lucena City San Pablo City . Edwin Argamino ES Dr. s. Sonia Victoria Eugenio Dr. Villanueva ES A. Grace Pagtakhan Dr. Arsen Donesa Dr. Gil Caliwag Dr. Rossana Cornejo Dr. Clemen cia Ramil Dr. Gloria Gabriel Dr. Ruby Anne Lapuz Dr. Lymuel Pascua Dr. Agnes Silvino Dr. Jane Punzalan Ilocos Sur La Union Pangasinan Isabela Nueva Vizcaya SCHOOLIS ES ES AFFILIATE PRESIDENT Dr. Edgar Dalope Dr. Bonifacio ES Makati City Manila Mandaluyong City Muntinlupa City Valenzuela City Quezon City Cembo ES Amorsolo ES Isaac Lopez IS Putatan ES Maysan ES Pinyahan ES Camp Crame ES Ilocos Norte Dingras West Central ES San Juan South Central ES Rosario IS Dagupan West Central ES II Roxas CS Bambang North CS Bambang CS Tuguegarao Zambales Tarlac City City Carig PS Cataggaman Libaba ES Dirita Baluguen ES San Rafael ES Gerona North CES Nellie Brown ES Sta. Gracia Avanzado Dr. Narisa Ragos Dr.(Enclosure No.1 to DepEd Memorandum No. Wendeline Acosta Dr. Asteria Campanero Dr. Sheryl Borja Dr. Gina Ocampo Dr.

Glenda Oca Dr. Julieta Juni Reyes Dr. Josephine Ledda Dr. Jr. Mary Joyce Cabasag Dr. Alhoor Lucman Immam Kinamaligan ES Bulan North CS Cabangan ES I.Arroyo ES Kalibo IS Belison CS Hipodromo ES Mandaue City CS Maslog ES Campesao ES Naval CS Taloto ES Ubujan ES Cogon ES Consolacion Ipil CS Biasong ES Sto. Maria Cecile Plaza Dr. Luzving Escote Dr. Joycelyn Balderas Dr.LIST OF SCHOOLS FOR "HAPPY SMILES FOR HEALTHY KIDS" PROJECT SCHOOL YEAR 2011-2012 REGION DIVISION Occidental Mindoro Oriental Mindoro Masbate SCHOOLIS San Roque 2 ES Sto. Melinda Leviste IV-8 V Sorsogon Legaspi City Iloilo City VI Aklan Antique Cebu City VII Mandaue City Negros Oriental Eastern Samar Biliran Tagbilaran City Tagbilaran City Ormoc City Southern Leyte Pagadian City Zamboanga Sibugay VIII IX Dipolog City X Camiguin Ozamiz City Davao del Sur XI Davao City Davao del Norte Cotabato City South Cotabato XII North Cotabato Kidapawan City Sultan Kudarat Butuan City XIII CAR ARMM Surigao del Sur Baguio City Benguet Lanao del Sur . Dr. Jeannie Tabanao Dr. Karen Jane Bilango Dr. Daisy Matira Dr. Arecia Pasquil Dr. Jocelyn Laurente ES Dr. Christine Carvajal Dr. Cynthia Urmaza Dr. Annie Joy Anggana Dr. Nino ES Zamboanga Bukidnon City Baliwasan CS Kadingilan CES Anita ES Baybay ES Sinayawan ES Leon Garcia ES Lungaog ES Vilo ES Surallah East ES Katidtuan ES Lanao Central ES Bambad CS Doongan ES Hinatuan North CES Hinatuan South CES Rizal ES Virac ES Amai Pakpak CES Balangasan ES AFFILIATE PRESIDENT Dr. Socorro Oesterdal Dr. Leilah Placer Dr. Nancy Dizon Dr. Marxiel Domasian Dr. Nenits Deomampo Dr. Rafaelita Nunez Dr. Merlyn Gentolea Dr. Keith Isidro Dr. Nicholina Caube Dr Cyril Cartojano Dr. Glezel Kho Dr. Mary Joy Feliciano Dr. Nino ES Tambangan ES Dr. Juneto Manigo Dr. Adrian Pilones Dr. Maria Rainelda Lumantao Dr. Migladel Simbol Dr. Abbe Richard Ebba Dr. Ernesto Anteola. Florence May Arquillo Dr.

Oral Health Education 1. Daily Tooth brushing Drill will be conducted(in proper coordination with the classroom adviser) 2. Oral Health Education such as lecture/demo shall be conducted in the classrooms of the pre-school children 3. II. It will be used as basis of oral health education III. The project shall be implemented in selected pre-schools nationwide for SY 20112012. The school health and nutrition personnel shall conduct demonstration activities on proper toothbrushing and handwashing. Display of posters in classrooms 2. Oral Health Services 1. 3. PDA local chapters shall coordinate with the dentist-in-charge for the oral examination of the target beneficiaries . 78. Art contest. The following treatment (depending on the availability of the supplies and materials) will be provided as indicated: . Dental Fair (Quiz bee. IV.(Enclosure No.Oral Prophylaxis/Scaling .Sealant . Oral health promotion in public schools shall focus on the conduct of activities for the prevention and control of dental caries and other oral health problems. Dress up my Brush etc) will be conducted. Parents of the adopted pre-schoolchildren shall be oriented on the objectives of the program to encourage their active participation and support to the project. 3. 4. Oral Health Treatment/Intervention 1. The recipients will be interviewed using a checklist provided by PDA. 3. All findings and interventions will be recorded in the DepEd Oral Health Card. s.2 to DepEd Memorandum No. 2.Temporary Filling/Permanent Filling . 2011) "Happy Smiles for Healthy Kids" Basic Policies and Guidelines: 1. 2. The principal/school heads shall ensure the availability of toothbrushing trough/handwashing facilities. 3. 2. Daily Toothbrushing and Handwashing Drills 1.. Topical Fluoride Application will be done for all recipients. The pre-schoolers will brush their teeth and wash their hands to emphasize the importance of proper hygiene.Extraction . The different components of the project include the following: I.

Project Streamers (2pcs. Reporting and recording shall be done by the volunteer dentists.Toothbrush holders (2pcs.interview Attendance in the daily toothbrushing. Lamoiyan shall ensure the availability of the following materials for the implementation to the PDA local chapters/ affiliates who have confirmed their participation: . Fluoride Application Assessment and Monitoring Post . VI.) . At the regional level. Role Delineation 1. The Health and Nutrition Center (HNC) and Adopt-A-School Program (ASP) Secretariat shall perform over-all coordination at the national level.Tooth brushes (200 pes) . VII.) . The Supplies and materials shall be received by the principal or designated school personnel. At the division level. 2.V. 2. 4. the principal/school heads shall be fully accountable for the implementation of the project. Monitoring and Evaluation 1. 3. 2.Oral Health Education posters (10pcs. Visits of volunteer dentists to monitor daily toothbrushing. Provision of Support to Operation 1. the Regional Health and Nutrition Unit (RHNU) shall coordinate project implementation in all divisions. 5. Schools Division Superintendent shall mobilize school health and nutrition personnel and ASP field coordinators in the implementation of the project. Attention: Health and Nutrition Center. 5. 3.Fluoride Gel (good for 100 pre-school children) 2. VIII. Accomplishment report shall be submitted to the office of the Secretary. At the school level. 4. Validate the total number of recipient of topical fluoride and frequency of application . the Medical Officer takes charge of project implementation.) . Recording and Reporting 1.Oral Health Education flipchart (1 pc) . Regional Directors are enjoined to provide administrative support for the implementation of this project.Toothpastes 300ml equivalent x 100 .

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