The National Nutrition Council – Caraga, conducted the 2nd Qaurter Regional Nutrition Technical Working Group Meeting, last June 28, 2017 at Hotel Luciana, Butuan City. It was participated by representatives from National Line Agencies and LGUs of Caraga. The Regional Nutrition TWG has new members from the different Provincial/City Health Offices for them to share their technical expertise in the improvement of the nutrition program implementation in the regional and local level. The meeting started with a prayer, led by NO II Karlyn Rose B. Panes, followed by acknowledgement of participants.
NO III Leah Vina P. Vargas welcomed RNTWG specially the new members, PHOs and CHOs. The topics covered during the meeting were the following: National Nutrition Council and its mandates, Nutrition Month 2017 theme and DepEd Department Order No. 13 series of 2017. NNC Caraga also shared ideas of what activities that can be conducted by the LGUs during the Nutrition Month on July. NO III Vargas also gave an orientation on the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN) 2017-2022. The participants also asked questions, clarifications, and gave their valued opinions about the subject matter.