Preventing Duengue in Schools

A DOH and DEPED Campaign

The Department of Education supports the Dept of Health's 2011 Campaign Against Denggue which revloves around the the theme Eskwelahan, Sinmahan, Barangay, Palengke at Buong Komunidad, Sama Sama Nating Sugpuin and Dungue.

This memorandum is being issued to emphasize the urgency of the anti dengue drive through the 4S Strategy- which stands for Search and Destroy, Seek early consultation, Self protective measure and Say no to indiscriminate fogging. It also reiterated the enforces previous Memo on dengue to protect the school populace from their disease which occurs thought the year but it is especially rampant during the rainy seasons, when aedes aegypti mosquitoes rapidly proliferate.

Schools officials are enjoined to mobilize all schools health and nutrition personnel to disseminated information on the prevention and control of Dengue H Fever in support of this campaign and in observance of the Dengeu Awareness Month.

Close collaboration should be made with PTA, LGU and Municipal Health Offices on the following activities:

a. Conduct of information campaign against Dengue H Fever
b. Maintenance of environment santitaion in the schools and in the communities
c. Referrals of pupils, students, personnel with symptoms of Dengue H Fever

The DOH advisory on Dengue H Fever dated May 2011 are here.


DepEd memo No. 152 S 2011

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