11042022 MIMAROPA RNET finalizes MELLPI Pro results for LGUs

MIMAROPA Regional Nutrition Evaluation Team finalized the results of Monitoring and Evaluation of Local Level Plan Implementation (MELLPI) Pro for Local Government Units through the deliberation meeting conducted last 4 November 2022 held via Zoom.

2022 Meetings 2

Armed with a commitment to evaluate nutrition workers and observing minimum health standards and protocol, the Regional Nutrition Evaluation Team (RNET) follow through with the 2022 Monitoring and Evaluation of Local Level Plan Implementation Protocol (MELLPI Pro) in the province of Romblon on 25-26 October 2022.

10282022 Food Safety Awareness Week
Every fourth week of October, food safety awareness week is observed. This attempts to raise awareness of the value of good quality, safe and clean food. By virtue of Proclamation No. 160, which was issued in August 1999 and signed by President Joseph Estrada, this was declared.

Food safety is the practice of handling, preparing, and storing food in a way that minimizes the chance that people would contract a foodborne illness. More than 200 diseases, ranging from cancer to diarrhea, can be brought on by unsafe food that contains hazardous bacteria, viruses, parasites, or chemical chemicals. An estimated 600 million people, or approximately 1 in 10, get sick every year from eating unsafe food, which leads to 420 000 fatalities and the loss of 33 million years according to WHO.


National Nutrition Council MIMAROPA organized a training and development activity to improve productivity and boost the morale of its staff. A Webinar on Work-Life Balance, Work Ethics, and Time Management and Productivity was participated by all eleven (11) NNC MIMAROPA personnel via Zoom last 3 November 2022. Such topics were identified to enable the staff to create positive outlook in work and life.

10072022 Filipino Elderly Week
Elderly Filipino Week is annually celebrated every October 1-7 through Proclamation No. 470, issued by then-President Fidel Ramos on September 26, 1994, to give importance to Filipinos elderly in nation-building.  According to the WHO, there were 1 billion people 60 and older in the world in 2019. By 2030, there will be 1.4 billion people on earth.

IKSN Training Calapan 1

A five-day training on Idol Ko Si Nanay was conducted for nutrition staff and barangay nutrition scholars of Calapan City, a total of sixty-seven (67) participants attended and participated in the activity. Idol Ko Si Nanay Learning Sessions is part of the Early Childhood Care and Development in the First 1000 (ECCD F1K) Days Program, this aims to equip the participants with competency, knowledge, and skills to facilitate the conduct of nutrition education classes with the following key components: