Extra Medical Benefits for Teachers | Teachers’ Dignity Coalition

extra medical benefits for teachers

A teachers’s group  [ Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC)] on Friday urged the government through the Department of Education (DepEd) to provide medical assistance to public school teachers to prevent them from accumulating debts. The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC), a 30,000-strong group, revealed that “one of the principal factors why teachers borrow money is because the government does not have medical assistance for them despite the mandate of a law.” “Under the law, the government is responsible for maintaining teachers’ health through a compulsory, annual and free medical examination,” TDC National…