Training on Basic Course for Barangay Nutrition Scholars of Buldon Maguindanao

The Municipal Nutrition Committee of Buldon, Maguindanao, Chaired by Hon. Mayor Pahmia A. Manalao with the assistance of MNAO Jianema K. Hadji Taib organized a 5-day Training on Basic Course for Barangay Nutrition Scholars held on 23-27 January 2023. To   further support nutrition improvement in their municipality through capacity building of nutrition workers.

This training equipped the BNSs with the knowledge, attitude and skills needed in delivering basic nutrition related services. It also provides a better understanding on the relevance of the nutrition program management in the performance of their roles and functions.

 A practicum on weight, height and MUAC measurement was also done in preparation for the upcoming OPT Plus activity and learn measuring techniques to ensure accuracy on data collection.NNC BARMM DMO II Xyndey Chrysanewor G. Campano facilitates the training workshop with IPHO- Maguindanao NDDP Michael V. Enerlan and NO Irene L. Anta.

The graduation ceremony was graced by the Municipal Administrator Taha R. Diron. He congratulated the 24 BNSs who completed the training and assured them that the LGU will provide the support needed. The graduation ended by BNSs reciting the “Panunumpa sa Katungkulan", awarding of certificate of completion and distribution of BNS kits. NNC- BARMM acknowledges the full support and efforts of LGU- Buldon in making the training possible and for making nutrition their topmost priority.

Author: DMO II Xyndey Chrysanewor Campano