Bohol · Cebu · Events · MIND 7 · Negros Oriental · Siquijor

Intensified efforts vs. malnutrition

Every year, in Central Visayas, the National Nutrition Council Region VII intensifies efforts against malnutrition. The fruits of its labor are shown in the results of the 2016 Operation Timbang (OPT) Plus: a decrease of 0.31 percent in the prevalence of underweight from 4.91 in 2015 to 4.6 percent in 2016 for 0 to 71… Continue reading Intensified efforts vs. malnutrition

Bohol · Cebu · First 1000 Days · Negros Oriental · Siquijor

Advantages of Breast Milk

The National Nutrition Council VII always promotes the benefits of breast milk and breastfeeding to all mothers. “Mommies! Make sure to breastfeed your babies after giving birth up to 6 months as it brings many benefits to your child. You are also encouraged to continue breastfeeding your child up to two years and more.” ~NNC… Continue reading Advantages of Breast Milk

Bohol · Cebu · Negros Oriental · Siquijor

CV MalRate declines in 2016

Cebu City – National Nutrition Council Region VII releases the 2016 Operation Timbang (OPT) Plus results with a 0.31% decrease in the prevalence of underweight-for-age in the region from 4.91% to 4.6%. The same report also shows a decrease in the stunting prevalence from 13.88% in 2015 to 12.64% in 2016. There was a significant… Continue reading CV MalRate declines in 2016