06 2021 RNC meeting


National Nutrition Council MIMAROPA holds the 1st Regional Nutrition Committee and Nutrition Cluster Joint Meeting, s. 2021 on 27 May 2021 via Zoom video conference. The meeting attended by 20 members and representatives from the 16 regional line agencies and was presided by NPC Ma. Eileen Blanco on behalf of RNC Chair Dr. Mario Baquilod.

06 2021 Tutok Kainan Strategizing Meeting

A strategizing meeting was conducted by the National Nutrition Council – MIMAROPA with the Department of Agrarian Reform MIMAROPA to discuss concerns on the implementation of Tutok Kainan Dietary Supplementation Program. The strategizing meeting was held at the function room of DAR MIMAROPA Regional Office. It was attended by Regional Director Atty. Marvin Bernal, Assistant Regional Director Ms. Lilibeth Lee, Chief Agrarian Reform Program Officer Mr. Ferdinand De Gala, Agrarian Reform Program Officer II Ms. Ruby Oncita, Engineer II Mr. Melvin Tirao, and Administrative Assistants Ms. J-an Manuel and Mr. Jushua Pando from DAR MIMAROPA while from NNC MIMAROPA comprises of Regional Nutrition Program Coordinator and Officer-in-Charge Ms. Ma. Eileen Blanco, Nutrition Officer III Ms. Maria Camille Louise Chen, Nutrition Officer I, Mr. Ace Patriarca, and ECCD-F1K Provincial Nutrition Coordinator, Mr. Francis Erik Bacena through Zoom Application.

05 2021 Day 3 BNS Training Course

NNC MIMAROPA in collaboration with Palawan provincial trainers PNAO Ms. Rachel T. Paladan and DNPC Ms. Mila T. Veneranda, facilitated the last day of Training on Barangay Nutrition Scholar (BNS) Basic Course which was cooperated by 22 participants via Zoom Application on 26 May 2021.

MIMAROPA Regional Nutrition Cluster ADVISORY Dante


Following DOST-PAGASA’s Tropical Cyclone Bulletin #20 issued 2:00PM, 2 June 2021, announcing the movement of Tropical Storm “Dante” towards the southwestern portion of Batangas – northeastern portion of Oriental Mindoro, with center over the coastal waters of Pola, Oriental Mindoro or 45km East Southeast of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, it is expected that the tropical storm will maintain its strength until it makes landfall over mainland Luzon. Further land interaction with rugged terrain will weaken “Dante” into a tropical depression tonight or tomorrow morning.  

05 2021 World Thyroid Day


World Thyroid Day is observed every 25th of May as established by the European Thyroid Association and the American Thyroid Association to raise awareness on the role of the thyroid hormone and its importance in the body.

05 2021 World No Tobacco


The World Health Organization (WHO) holds and celebrates the World No Tobacco Day every 31st May of the year. The goal of this advocacy is to spread awareness to the public on the dangers and risks of using tobaccos and any other forms of cigarettes; how people can make the world tobacco free; and battling the tobacco epidemic.