Members of the Regional Nutrition Committee reviewing the contents of RPAN 2019-2022

21 January 2019 – The first meeting of the MIMAROPA Regional Nutrition Committee (RNC), series 2019 held at the Soleste Suites in Quezon City approved the MIMAROPA Regional Plan of Action for Nutrition (RPAN) 2019-2022 through RNC Resolution No. 1, s. 2019 "Approving and Adopting the Regional Plan of Action for Nutrition 2017-2022”. The meeting was presided by RNC Chair Dr. Mario Baquilod, Regional Director of DOH MIMAROPA. OIC-Regional Nutrition Program Coordinator of National Nutrition Council (NNC) MIMAROPA, Ms. Carina Santiago, Regional Director of DBM MIMAROPA, Ms. Maria Angelita Cells, together with the other representatives of regional line agencies (BFAR, TESDA, DA, DENR, POPCOM, PIA, DSWD, NEDA, DTI, DAR, DOST, DILG, NCIP, DepEd).

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Calapan City, 11 July 2018 – The National Nutrition Council (NNC) MiMaRoPa in partnership with the local government unit (LGU) of Calapan City officially launched this year’s nutrition month with the theme “Ugaliing magtanim, sapat na nutrisyon aanihin!” through the conduct of the 2018 MiMaRoPa Regional Nutrition Month Launching on 11 July 2018 at Brgy. Suqui, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro.

This year’s nutrition month theme focuses on food gardening, specifically backyard food gardening which aims to ensure food security at the household level. The primary characteristics of a food garden are the following: a combination of trees and many types of crops and small animals, near or around the home (or workplace, school, and facilities), a small area, and provides supplemental food for the family.

cwc logo newThe Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) facilitated the conduct of the localization of 3rd National Plan of Action for Children (NPAC) participated by eight regions – Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region, Central Luzon, CaLaBaRZon, MiMaRoPa, Bicol Region and National Capital Region last 5-7 March 2018 at BSA Twin Towers, Mandaluyong City.

Participants for MiMaRoPa Region who attended the activity were representatives and members of Regional Sub-Committee for the Welfare of Children (RSCWC) composed of Department of Health (DOH), National Nutrition Council (NNC), National Economic Development Authority (NEDA), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), social welfare and development officers of Romblon, Marinduque, Palawan and Puerto Princesa City, non-governmental organizations such as Marinducare and RSCWC technical staff.

MiMaRoPa 2018 MELLPI Deliberations

11 June 2018, Makati City - Along its mandate to monitor and evaluate the implementation of the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN), the National Nutrition Council (NNC) – MiMaRoPa along with partner agencies conducted the Monitoring and Evaluation of Local Level Plan Implementation (MELLPI) in the five (5) provinces and one (1) city in the region from April to June 2018. The interagency Regional Nutrition Evaluation Team (RNET) also evaluated the performance of the Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNSs), and as a regional initiative, the outstanding Barangay Nutrition Committees (BNCs) and outstanding Municipal Nutrition Action Officers (MNAOs).

Two (2) RNET Deliberation Meetings were held this year, on 24 May 2018 for the Search for Regional Outstanding Barangay Nutrition Scholar (BNS); and on 11 June 2018 for the Green Banner Awards, Search for Outstanding Barangay Nutrition Committee (BNC) and Search for Outstanding Municipal Nutrition Action Officer (MNAO).

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In support to the national and regional launching conducted in 2017, Calapan City officially launched the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN) 2017-2022 on 28 February 2018 at Divine Word College of Calapan (DWCC) Gymnasium, Calapan City Oriental Mindoro. Almost 300 participants attended the launching, which is composed of members of the 62 Barangay Nutrition Committees (BNCs) specifically the Barangay Chairpersons, Barangay Councilors on Health, Barangay Treasurers, Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNSs), Barangay Health Workers (BHWs) and Day Care Workers (DCWs).

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With the aim of creating the plan to solve the malnutrition problems in MiMaRoPa, representatives of the Regional Nutrition Committee (RNC) convened last 14-16 March 2018 for the Regional Plan of Action for Nutrition (RPAN) 2019-2022 Formulation Workshop for Regions I, II, III, NCR, CAR, IV-A, MiMaRoPa, and V at St. Giles Hotel, Makati City.