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Submitted: 12 May 2017 Modified: 15 May 2017
HERDIN Record #: PCHRD17051209202572

Prevention of cardiovascular diseases through integration in the school curriculum: The development of the program.

Santiago  V. Guzman,
Esperanza I. Cabral,
Mercedita A. Paraso,
Linda G. Gamatan,
Purificacion V. Ortega,
Ma. Cecilia O. Claridad,
Jose V. Yason Jr.,
Fernando S. Sanchez Jr.

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Recognizing the importance of primordial prevention and the vital role of schools in the formation of healthy lifestyles among schoolchildren, the Philippine Heart Center in collaboration with the Department of Education, Culture and Sports, launched a program integrating cardiovascular health concepts into the elementary and secondary curriculum of public schools. The following article describes the process that took place the development of the school-based cardiovascular prevention and control program.

Publication Type
Journal
Publication Sub Type
Journal Article, Original
Title
ASEAN Heart Journal
Frequency
Semi-Annual
Publication Date
July-December 1994
Volume
2
Issue
2
Page(s)
45-48
LocationLocation CodeAvailable FormatAvailability
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Fulltext Print Format (Request Document)