Radyo Mo sa Nutrisyon is a 30-minute block time nutrition radio program aired over RMN-DZXL 558 Manila every Saturday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. NNC Officer-in-Charge Executive Director III Dr. Azucena M. Dayanghirang anchors the program with radio broadcaster Rod Marcelino. Radyo Mo sa Nutrisyon discusses issues about nutrition, health and development. Since 2015, the program expanded its broadcast to eight other RMN provincial stations including DYKR 1161 Kalibo, DYHB 747 Bacolod, DYVR 657 Roxas, DYHP 612 Cebu, DXDR 981 Dipolog, DXMB 648 Malaybalay, DXDC 621 Davao and DXBC 693 Butuan. Radyo Mo sa Nutrisyon also broadcasts through online platforms such as via Youtube(RadyoMosaNutrisyonYr10), Facebook (RadyoMosaNutrisyon), Radio Mindanao Network Facebook live and over television via Cignal TV Channel 309.
One Nutrition One Nation
NNC’s radio program aired over theNutriskwela Community Radio Stations all over the country every Wednesday at 3:00-4:00 p.m. One Nutrition, One Nation radio program.
A job well done! The National Nutrition Council will confer the highest distinction in nutrition, the Nutrition Honor Award, to the municipality of Lal-lo in Cagayan province in region 2, the province of Ifugao in the Cordillera Administrative Region and the city of Maasin in Southern Leyte in region 8. These LGUs have exemplified outstanding performance in nutrition program management as manifested by the continued reduction in the prevalence of undernutrition both among preschool and school children for six (6) consecutive years as validated by the interagency National Nutrition Evaluation Team. The nutrition champions will each receive trophy and cash incentive of P1,000,000 during the 2014 National Nutrition Awarding Ceremony on 21 October 2014 at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. Sixteen (16) other LGUs to be recognized during the awarding ceremony include:
2nd Year CROWN Maintenance Award Quirino Province Polanco, Zamboanga del Norte
The National Nutrition Council, as chair of the Nutrition Cluster for Health Emergency Management System, spearheaded the conduct of Training of Trainers on Nutrition in Emergencies (NiEm) in partnership with UNICEF Philippines on 8-12 September in Baguio City. The training aimed to develop capacities on NiEm of NNC staff at the national and regional level together with regional members of the nutrition cluster in the country. The training aimed to provide additional pool of trainers on NiEm who will later serve as trainers for roll-out trainings for local government units.
There were 31 participants from NNC Central Office and members of the regional nutrition cluster from regions 1, 2, CAR, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 and UNICEF. For the smooth conduct of the training, NNC commissioned the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) based in Bangkok, Thailand in the person of Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed Siddiqui, Head of the Public Health in Emergencies Department of ADPC as course director and Dr. Khizar Tausefff Ahmed Ashraf, Program Officer in Nutrition of World Food Programme – Pakistan as expert trainer.
The NNC in partnership with the Institute of Human Nutrition and Food of the University of the Philippines Los Baños certified 28 new trainers on Nutrition Program Management (NPM) during the closing program of the Training of Trainers on NPM on 6-9 August 2014 in Makati City. The new trainers, consisting of NNC central and regional technical staff, will add to the existing pool of trainers that assists local government units improve the management of their nutrition programs. The new trainers are expected to train selected local government units that need assistance in terms of organizing the local nutrition committees, formulating local nutrition action plans, ensuring the plans’ effective and efficient implementation, monitoring their progress and evaluating their outputs and/or outcomes against set targets.
The Department of Health (DOH) recognized the exceptional efforts of all local government units, local response teams, foreign partners, DOH regional offices, DOH hospitals and medical centers, bureaus, services, and offices of the DOH Central Office, and DOH attached agencies that responded to Typhoon Yolanda-affected areas and populations through a ceremony entitled "Awarding of the Unsung Heroes: Ty Yolanda Responders" which was held on 25 July 2014 at the Heritage Hotel in Pasay City.
Secretary of Health Enrique T. Ona expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the almost 9,000 medical/health responders from about 222 institutions and agencies, including the 351 medical teams both local and foreign who courageously dedicated their time, services, expertise and resources to the victims of Typhoon Yolanda.