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Presidential Decree No. 491 in 1974 declared that Nutrition Month shall be held every July to create greater awareness on the importance of nutrition among Filipinos. As mandated by such law, the National Nutrition Council shall coordinate and lead the nationwide campaign.

As we gear up for the celebration of the 48th Nutrition Month Celebration this 2022, we are happy to announce that all nutrition month collaterals including the official 2022 Nutrition Month logo, streamers, t-shirt design, social media materials, and other collaterals are NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD! 

06092022 CPD Accreditation
Good news to all nutrition stakeholders in MIMAROPA Region!

On 6 June 2022, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) – Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Council of Nutrition and Dietetics accredited the National Nutrition Council (NNC) MIMAROPA as a CPD Provider to the Nutrition and Dietetics profession.

As an accredited CPD Provider, all trainings, webinars, and conferences facilitated by NNC MIMAROPA may be recognized as CPD programs and corresponding CPD units can be earned by participants upon the determination of number of units to be granted by the CPD Council of Nutrition and Dietetics.

05112022 Updated MELLPI Pro Tools for City Municipality and LNFPs now available
The updated Monitoring and Evaluation of Local Level Plan Implementation (MELLPI) Pro tools for local government units at the City/Municipality level and Local Nutrition Focal Points such as Municipal Nutrition Action Officer and Municipal Nutrition Program Coordinator are now available for use which can be accessed at https://bit.ly/2022MELLPIproTools.

MELLPI Pro tools were updated this year from the results of the program implementation review conducted last 2-3 and 11 February 2022 incorporating the comments of the members of National Nutrition Evaluation Team and selected staff of NNC central and regional offices.

06032022 RDC approves 2 RNC Resolutions
The Regional Development Council (RDC) MIMAROPA, chaired by Romblon Province Governor Jose R. Riano, approved on Friday, 3 June 2022, two (2) Regional Nutrition Committee (RNC) Resolutions, namely RNC Resolution No. 4, s. 2021 - Adopting the Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN)3.0 Strategy and RNC Resolution No. 1, s. 2022 - Adopting the Implementing Guidelines on Nutrition Shepherding for Effective Nutrition Program Management.

The presentation of the two RNC Resolutions by Social Development Committee Chair Marvi Trudeau was part of the agenda of the 79th Regional Development Council (RDC) Full Council Meeting held at Heritage Hotel Manila in Pasay City, with National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) as Secretariat. The meeting was attended by more than 47 participants representing various regional government agencies, local government units, and development partners in MIMAROPA Region.

04272022 NNC MIMAROPA Launches Regional SUN 3

The National Nutrition Council (NNC) MIMAROPA Region under the leadership of Regional Nutrition Program Coordinator, Ms. Ma. Eileen B. Blanco, RND, MPA, officially launched the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement 3.0 held on 25 April 2022 via Zoom video conference and via the NNC MIMAROPA’s official Facebook page. An estimated total of 300 participants composed of local nutrition focal points, local chief executives, non-governmental agencies and joined by various representatives from the business network, civil society alliances, developmental partners and from the academe. This event was a significant step forward for NNC MIMAROPA in its efforts to promote health and nutrition for the region's people, as well as in achieving remarkable nutritional outcomes.

05302022 NNC MIMAROPA orients NAOs and DCNPCs on 2022 Updated MELLPI Pro Tools
National Nutrition Council MIMAROPA conducted orientation on the 2022 Updated Monitoring and Evaluation of Local Level Plan Implementation Pro (MELLPI Pro) Tools on 30 May 2022 via Zoom.

The online activity was attended by more than 80 participants composed of Nutrition Action Officers, District/City Nutrition Program Coordinators, and some members of the local nutrition committee.