SISAHaving recognized the importance of the consumption of adequately iodized salt in the prevention of worsening of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) status in the country, the Regional Bantay Asin Task Force (RBATF) vowed to start a strong promotion of the Saktong Iodine sa Asin (SISA) seal.

Fourteen (14) participants completed the four day Training of Trainers on the Basic Course for Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) held on September 6-9 at Makati Palace Hotel, Makati City. The participants consist of newly designated Nutrition Action Officers, Rural Health Midwives, Social Welfare Development Officer, Municipal Health Staff and RN Heals Manager from the provinces and cities of MIMAROPA. Three members of Regional Nutrition Evaluation Team attended as well.

The Training was facilitated by District Nutrition Program Coordinator (DNPC) of Oriental Mindoro, Ms. Ana Lualhati Hernandez; Provincial Nutrition Action Officer (PNAO) of Palawan Province, Ms. Rachel T. Paladan; and Health and Education Promotion Officer II of Quezon Province, Ms. Milagros Flavier. NO III Hannah Christina P. Clemente served as the training supervisor while NO I Francis Erik P. Bacena and NO I Ghelvin Auriele C. Aguirre acted as secretariat.

ro4b 2016 mimaropa rnet declares first set of nutrition champions for 201527 June 2016 – The inter-agency Regional Nutrition Evaluation Team (RNET) has declared winners for the Search for Regional Outstanding Barangay Nutrition Scholar (BNS), Regional Outstanding Barangay Nutrition Committee (BNC), and Regional Outstanding Municipal Nutrition Action Officer (MNAO) for 2015 during the deliberation held at the Fernando Generics Hall, Department of Health Regional Office IV-B, Project 4, Quezon City.

ro4b 2016 npm trainingTwenty Four (24) participants are now ready for action as they completed the NNC's Training on Nutrition Program Management (NPM) held on August 9-12, 2016 at the Makati Palace Hotel, Makati City. The participants were newly designated Nutrition Action Officers, District Nutrition Program Coordinators, Members of Sanguniang Bayan, Municipal Health, Agriculture and Medical officers and Midwives. Four Members of Regional Technical Working Group for Nutrition attended as well.

13510598 10206498609608999 872002541 n17 June 2016 – The Regional Nutrition Evaluation Team (RNET) of NNC MIMAROPA has completed its Monitoring and Evaluation of Local Level Plan Implementation (MELLPI) and Search for the Regional Outstanding Barangay Nutrition Scholar (BNS) 2015. The MELLPI season in the region commenced on the first week of April 2016. All the provinces and cities in the region were visited by the RNET. There, they conducted desk evaluation of the provincial/ city/ municipal documents and records. They also went to selected barangays for barangay evaluation. This included the weight validation of selected preschool children in the barangays.

ro4b 2016 calapan city winner pabasa sa nutrisyon implementation07 July 2016 – The Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) recognized the City of Calapan for its successful implementation of Pabasa sa Nutrisyon  during the awarding ceremony of the 2016 Joint PAN and PSND Convention held at the Century Park Hotel, Malate, Manila City.