Association of Diabetes Nurse Educators of the Philippines (ADNEP)

Association of Diabetes Nurse Education of the Philippine (ADNEP)


Association of Diabetes Nurse Educators of the Philippines
ISDFI Building 94 Apitong Street, Marikina Heights, Marikina City
1810941.98.56 / 788.51.53 / 0999-517-74-66


The Association of Diabetes Nurse Educators of the Philippines, Inc. (ADNEP) is an organization who live by Dr Fernando’s crusade of “An Empowered Nation Against Diabetes.” Dr. Ricardo E. Fernando strongly believed that nurses are integral part of the diabetes team. He started to train nurses from Mary Johnston Hospital in 1971 to help address the growing population of people with diabetes. Dr. Fernando, with a group of nurses from University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Medical Memorial Hospital (UERMMMC) headed by Dean Carmelita C. Divinagracia, drafted and implemented the first curriculum for Diabetes Nurse Educators of the Philippines in 1991.

The Association of Diabetes Nurse Educators of the Philippines, Inc. (ADNEP) was formally organized and registered at Securities and Exchange Commission on February 15, 1993.

ADNEP is recognized by Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) as one of the nursing specialty groups and an Accredited PRC-CPD Provider.

Through the guidance of dedicated advisers, ADNEP volunteers continued to conduct the Post Graduate Diabetes Education Training.

To date, the program is now known as Diabetes Education Training Program for Registered Nurses, Registered Nutritionist-Dietitians and Allied Health Care Professionals. It is now being regularly conducted twice a year at Marikina office. Provincial run is also being done upon request which started in the year 2008.

Due to the growing recognition for the essential role of diabetes educator, chapters are established in Western Visayas, Southern Mindanao, Bukidnon, Batangas, Cavite, Tarlac, Pangasinan and Bicol.

A leading association of globally competent diabetes nurse educators moving people to action towards high level of wellness.

Empower diabetes nurse educators to move people towards the promotion of health and prevention and control of diabetes through education, research, and multi-sectoral collaboration.

  1. Provide creative and innovative diabetes education programs for registered nurses
  2. Promote quality diabetes self-management education and care of people with diabetes and those at risk
  3. Create programs and services to raise consciousness about diabetes
  4. Utilize evidence-based practices in diabetes education and care
  5. Establish strong linkages with government and non-government agencies globally

Core Values
  1. Love of God
  2. Client-centered and respect for human dignity and autonomy
  3. Caring and compassion
  4. Personal integrity
  5. Unity and teamwork
  6. Commitment to lifelong learning and excellence.

Eleonor C. Tangkeko, Phd, RN – President
Fitz Gerald V. Jaminit, MAN, RN – Vice President
Anjanette S. De Leon, MAN, RN, – Secretary
May P. Mendinueto, MAN, RN – Treasurer
Alfredo H. Latoza, Jr., RN – Public Relations Officer
Reyniel-Mar R. Redondiez, RN – Auditor
Joan April O. Peñano, MAN, RN – Asst. Secretary
Joyllyn L. Mejilla, MAN, RN – Immediate Past President