The iGovPhil Project officially adopts the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) as the accessibility standard for all its related web development and services. WCAG 2.0 is also an international standard, ISO 40500. This certifies it as a stable and referenceable technical standard.

WCAG 2.0 contains 12 guidelines organized under 4 principles: Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust (POUR for short). There are testable success criteria for each guideline. Compliance to these criteria is measured in three levels: A, AA, or AAA. A guide to understanding and implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 is available at:

All iGovPhil Project services and content are currently moving towards WCAG Level A compliance. Work is being done to make the system fully compliant with this level.

Combination keys used for each browser:
  • Chrome for Linux press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • Chrome for Windows press (Alt+shortcut_key)
  • Chrome for MAC OS press (ctrl+opt+shortcut_key)
  • Safari for MAC OS press (ctrl+opt+shortcut_key)
  • For Firefox press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • For Internet Explorer press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key) then press (enter)
Shortcut Keys Combination Activation:
  • Home Page (Combination + H): Redirecting to homepage.
  • Main Content (Combination + R): View the content section of the current page.
  • FAQ (Combination + Q): FAQ page.
  • Contact (Combination + C): Contact page or form inquiries.
  • Feedback (Combination + K): Feedback page.
  • Site Map (Combination + M): Site map (footer agency) section of the page.
  • Search (Combination + S): Search page.
  • Press ESC or CLICK the close the button to close this dialog box.
40 Year Old Nutrition and Dietetics Law Revised

Manila, July 18, 2016 --- The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), represented by its Chairman Teofilo S. Pilando Jr., is proud to announce that the new law on Nutrition – Dietetics profession, Republic Act No. 10862, was approved last May 25, 2016. The law upgraded the standards of regulation in the education, registration and new practice of Nutritionist – Dieticians in the country.

Some of the most significant changes introduced by the new law include:

1. Integration of the Nutrition – Dietetics profession through the creation of a single national organization of Nutritionist – Dieticians in the Philippines

2. Strengthening of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirement to promote effectivity and efficiency in the practice;

3. Development of a comprehensive Nutrition and Dietetics Program.

4. Stricter regulation and registration of the foreign Nutritionist – Dieticians by means of Special Temporary Permits (STP) and Reciprocity

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