The Department of Education (DepEd) releases on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 the DepEd Memo No. 19 s. 2012, re: 8TH NATIONAL DENTAL HEALTH MONTH.
The Department of Education (DepEd) will celebrate the 8th National Dental Health Month this February 2012 with the theme "Ngiting Matatamis Ngiping Malilinis, Dala ay Pag-asa Tunay na Ligaya," in consonance with Presidential Proclamation No. 553 dated February 24, 2004.
The month-long activities are designed to emphasize the primary role the schools play in the government's effort to promote oral health, its direct link to general health and well-being, and its role towards improving learning outcomes and reducing absenteeism.
To know the Schedule of Activities for the 8th National Dental Health Month and more details about the DepEd Memo No. 19 s. 2012, you can view/download a copy here.
Source: Department of Education (DepEd)