IMG 20181013 104108 min minOctober 14, 2018 – The National Nutrition Council Caraga in collaboration with the local government of Tandag City and Sure FM conducted the Nutrition School-On-The-Air graduation exercise for the 60 students enrolled in the said program. The aim of the activity is to promote and educate the importance of good nutrition and importance of healthy lifestyle thru the discussion of 10-Kumainments.

The Nutrition School-On-the-Air (NSOA) is a nutrition promotion module developed by the National Nutrition Council followed by the implementing station to create public awareness and adopt good nutrition. It has 12 sessions on 10 Kumainments. There's a Question and Answer portion after every episode to determine the learnings of the students; cellular phone load were given as prizes for the students who were able to answer the question correctly and they were able to claim their prizes during the graduation.

Hon. Imelda C. Falcon, Sangguniang Panlungsod member and Vice chairperson of the committee on health and nutrition welcomed the students during the graduation. And the Provincial Nutrition Action Officer Ms. Ermelinda C. Ascarez shared her inspirational message, and one student shared as her response that thru participating the NSOA she was able to learn good nutrition and the benefits of breastfeeding, which she can also share to her family members, friends and in the community.

At the end of the event the participants were able to receive certificate of completion for participating in the NSOA modules. They were also able to receive NSOA bag, NNC mug, 10-Kumainment fan, NSOA t-shirt and they were able to claim their cellular phone load for those students who texted the correct answer during the quiz conducted every after episode. 


Author: NO II Ivy Sheryl C. Sablas, RND