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 · MIND 7 · Nutrition Month

Media advocates for nutrition meet

The Media Information Network for Nutrition and Development (MIND) 7 met for the first time this year for its 1st Quarter Meeting to discuss the MIND 7 Proposed Local Media Plan for 2017. The group also tackled other big upcoming events, such as the Regional Nutrition Summit in May and National Nutrition Month 2017 in… Continue reading Media advocates for nutrition meet

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