Among the activities spearheaded and sponsored by the college this year are the following:
The Rural Development Graduate Students taking up RD 230 (Planning and Administration of Rural Development) conducted a training on Integrated Aquaculture in Adams, Ilocos Norte on March 13, 2016. The training aimed to develop awareness among farmers on sustainable and environment-friendly integrated aquaculture practices, and to encourage farmers to establish integrated aquaculture production for year-round availability of nutritious foods. Various vegetable seeds were also distributed.
Sustainable Development Goal on Health:
A Resilient System in Caring for the Mother and the Child
This activity was spearheaded by the Master of Arts in Nursing in collaboration with the Department of Education. In partial fulfilment of the requirements for NRSG 215 (Advanced Maternal and child), the activity aimed to share knowledge and awareness on the management of common illnesses of children and the prevention of the occurrence of developmental abnormalities on the part of the female parents/guardians and teachers who are in their productive years.
The activity was held in Benigno Macadaeg Memorial Elementary School, Batac City. It was participated by the Grade Two teachers and parents and Palongpong barangay council and health workers, with the main resource speaker, Dr. Miramar D. Bumanglag, a paediatrician of Bumanglag Specialty Hospital.
MMSU-DNHS Partnership: Bridging the Gaps of Emerging Social Health Issues
The activity was initiated by the Master of Arts in Nursing students in partial fulfilment of the requirements for School Health Nursing (NRSG 204). It aimed to impart knowledge on prohibited drugs and their effects, HIV and AIDS and their signs, symptoms, mode of transmission, risk factors, and preventions, and on rabies and ZIKA virus as reflected in the results of their needs analysis in Dingras National High School- Sulquiano Campus. The activity included lecture, open forum, and a simple Quizbee as part of their assessment.