NPM Training 4Through the initiative of the City Government of Puerto Princesa – City Nutrition Office headed by City Nutrition Action Officer Ms. Mary Pearl Rodriguez, a training on Nutrition Program Management (NPM)  was successfully conducted for City Nutrition personnel and select members of the City Nutrition Committee on 6-8 February at Upgrace Inn, Puerto Princesa City.

02112023 Dental Health Month

Annually, the month of February is commemorated as the National Dental Health Month and February 3 to 9 as the National Dental Health Week pursuant to Proclamation No. 559, series of 2004 to induce the dental health consciousness among all Filipinos. This year, we are observing its 19th year with the theme “Ibigin ang Bibig! Sa bibig na malusog at alaga, masustansyang pagkain enjoy hanggang pagtanda!”.

01232023 GAW 2023
Fourth week of January is declared as Goiter Awareness Week (GAW) through proclamation No. 1188 signed by former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on 11th day of December 2006. This is to formulate guidelines and logistics to ensure the success of the yearly event which also includes the information dissemination to further spread the awareness and educate the masses about goiter and iodine deficiency disorders.

This year’s theme is entitled, “Leeg Kapain, Goiter Sugpuin: Isip ay Patalinuhin, Iodized Salt ay Gamitin?” which calls on everybody to be aware of the signs and symptoms of having a goiter and the importance of consuming iodine-rich foods and iodized salt. Salt iodization is just one of the country’s cost-efficient efforts to eliminate iodine deficiency disorders including goiter.

lcm care for youe heart this love month and beyond

Have you ever exercised such caution and restraint to shield your heart from heartbreaks? While some people approach love impulsively, others take extra precautions to avoid having their hearts shattered. Since Valentine's Day is observed every year on February 14th, the word "February" always rings bells in our ears and is frequently linked to romantic relationships.

NNC MIMAROPA takes immediate action for nutrition in Oriental MindoroNational Nutrition Council MIMAROPA spearheaded by Regional Nutrition Program Coordinator Ma. Eileen Blanco takes action to address the nutrition situation in Oriental Mindoro. Assisted by DMO II Bianca Estrella and AA III Uno Anies, NPC Blanco conducted series of advocacy meetings in the province of Oriental Mindoro including the municipalities of Mansalay, Bulalacao and Bongabong on 16-18 January 2023.

01242023 NNC MIMAROPA conducts BNS Training in Mansalay Oriental Mindoro

Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro – To address the challenging problem of malnutrition among children in the municipality of Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro, the municipality in partnership with NNC MIMAROPA conducted the Barangay Nutrition Scholar (BNS) Basic Course Training last 17-20 January 2023 with 17 participants. NNC MIMAROPA staff PEO I Nichole Loyola, PDO I Lorelie Millares, and PDOHO representative ND II Ma. Johnna Ver S. Valencia served as resource speakers during the 4-day activity.