December 6, 2017 – In the aim of harnessing the nutrition workers knowledge and skills in managing nutrition programs the National Nutrition Council Caraga went to Bislig City and provided technical assistance as the resource speakers in Nutrition Program management and BNS refresher course, it was participated by the barangay captains, members of barangay nutrition committee and barangay nutrition scholars.
The training familiarized the participants with the NPM framework with focus on the plan preparation like nutrition assessment, preparation of plan of operation, designing, monitoring and evaluation, plan packaging and legislation/adoption and resource allocation. The roles and functions of the BNC members were reiterated, Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition 2017 to 2022 were discussed, and workshops were done on the following: BNC’s good practices and how to maintain them and identification of bottlenecks and actions to address them. The participants were refreshed on the basics of nutrition, program planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation.
The training also provided a venue for participants to exchange effective and relevant strategies in implementing nutrition interventions in their areas.
Author: NO II Karlyn Rose B. Panes