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

Cebu · Events

Carmen, Cebu receives monitoring tools for Nutrition in Early Warning System

Cebu, Province – Now on its 2nd year of the implementation of the Nutrition in Early Warning System (NEWS), the Municipality of Carmen, Cebu is delighted to receive their new set of weighing scales and steel rules during its core group meeting on 22 February 2017 at the Birthing Home, Carmen, Cebu. Municipal Councilor and… Continue reading Carmen, Cebu receives monitoring tools for Nutrition in Early Warning System

Events · Siquijor

Siquijor BNSs receive very first honorarium

Siquijor Province –Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNSs) of the Province of Siquijor rejoiced as they were finally given honorarium by the Provincial Government. The financial support was released by the accounting office on February 8, 2017. All 134 BNSs of the six municipalities of the province received the first half of their honorarium for the previous… Continue reading Siquijor BNSs receive very first honorarium

Cebu · Events · First 1000 Days

Dagan Para sa Gatas ni Nanay

It’s heartwarming to know about initiatives to promote breastfeeding, which is one of the strong advocacies of the National Nutrition Council VII. One such initiative is the Dagan Para sa Gatas ni Nanay that will be held on March 19 at the Pueblo Verde, Lapu-Lapu City. It will start at 4 p.m. inside the Mactan Export… Continue reading Dagan Para sa Gatas ni Nanay