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.
Dental Hygienist Exam moved from December 14-15, 2014 to June 7-8, 2014

Manila, November 15, 2013 – The Professional Regulation Commission and the Professional Regulatory Board of Dentistry announces that the Dental Hygienist exam scheduled on DECEMBER 14-15, 2014 is moved to JUNE 7-8, 2014.

The Board of Dentistry through Resolution No. 34 dated November 11, 2013 resolved to move the schedule of the examination to comply with the provisions of Section 13 of Republic Act No. 9484 (Philippine Dental Act) and Section 13 (b) of Board Resolution No. 12 series of 2007 or the Rules and Regulations of R.A. 9484.

According to the Board, the Philippine Dental Law provides that the Board Licensure Examination for Dental Hygienist shall be given once a year after the written exam for Dentist in the month of June.

The Dental Hygienist exam for CY-2014 was earlier scheduled on December 14-15, 2014 through Commission Resolution No. 2013-782.

Deadline for the filing of application for the exam is set on May 19, 2014.

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