PPHBPopulation and Public Health Branch (Canada)
PPHBPublic Packages Holdings, Bhd. (Malaysia)
PPHBPhilippine Printing House for the Blind (est. 1962)
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The new Agency, during this time, was supposed to quietly pursue the former PPHB mandate and programs while preparing itself for the next public health crisis.
PPHB has its home in Room M-116 at the DepEd complex in Pasig City.
Special Education (SPED) teachers can obtain for their pupils the Braille versions of textbooks specified by the DepEd through official written requests to PPHB or letters from partner organizations such as Resources for the Blind Inc.
The system is an improvement from the technology in the early 1960s, when PPHB used a Braille platen press and zinc sheets made from scraps solicited from local printers.
But according to Jesus Alforte, PPHB printing foreman, there has been few requests for it in the past few years.
But PPHB also provides other free items necessary for schoolwork, although only as long as stocks last.
In its 2013 annual report, PPHB says it sent 193 reams of Practice Braille paper to 59 schools for blind students and 34 sets of writing slates with styluses to four schools.
Reuters was unable to obtain a comment from either Schlumberger or PPHB.