𝐎𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐅𝐨𝐫𝐮𝐦 𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟗 𝐄𝐱𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐝 𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐍𝐮𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐒𝐮𝐫𝐯𝐞𝐲 (𝐞𝐍𝐍𝐒) 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐀𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐚𝐧 𝐃𝐞𝐥 𝐍𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐞.
Results of the 2019 National Nutrition Survey were presented particularly on the nutrition situation of the province that affects the preschool children, school children, pregnant women, lactating women, adults and senior citizen including the status of food security.
Mr. Laurito reiterated that the results of the eNNS survey of the province shall be used as reference to re-direct their nutrition actions toward addressing the malnutrition problem that affects the vulnerable group. SB Calo also stressed that nutrition policies will be passed to support the proposed provincewide dietary supplementation program and livelihood program to improve the nutrition situation and food security.
OIC-NPC Retsebeth M. Laquihon of NNC-Caraga in her Call to Action presentation highlighted to direct nutrition efforts to PPAs in PPAN 2017-2020 specifically the implementation of critical interventions in the First 1000 days and encourage the LGUs to invest for nutrition by ensuring that LNAPs shall be integrated in their AIP, CDP and PDPFP.
DOST-FNRI Deputy Director Dr. Anthony P. Calibo concluded to utilize nutrition data in eNNS for nutrition program planning, policy formulation and advocacy for support.