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CNAC TandagNov252021TANDAG City- The City Government of Tandag through the leadership of Mayor Roxanne C. Pimentel lauded nutrition performers and champions in nutrition program implementation during the 2021 City Nutrition Awarding Ceremony: Adlaw Pasalamat held on 25 November 2021 at Shacene Grand Ballroom, Shacene Pension House and Restaurant, Barangay Mabua, Tandag City.

The annual CNAC of the City of Tandag in Surigao del Sur recognized the 21 Barangay Nutrition Committees together with their Barangay Nutrition Scholars in elevating the state of nutrition through the implementation of the different strategies and innovative programs, projects and activities.

Worthy to mention are the top performing barangays who exhibited exemplary performance in nutrition program management during the Monitoring and Evaluation of Local Level Plan Implementation (MELLPI), listed from top down to fifth performers are barangay: (1) Maticdum; (2) Quezon; (3) San Isidro; (4) San Jose; and (5) Dagocdoc.

Ms. Robelyn C. Galela is the City Outstanding Barangay Nutrition Scholar and regional contender for the Regional OBNS who received a plaque and a cash prize worth of Php10,000.00.

The City Nutrition Office, likewise, commended the different stakeholders and partners in their unwavering role in sustaining the nutrition related programs in the City.

In her message, the City Nutrition Committee Chairperson and City Mayor, Hon. Roxanne C. Pimentel appreciated all the actors and actresses in making the City healthier. In the last five years the City malnutrition prevalence showed a down trend data placing the city below the World Health Organization cut off level for malnutrition.

Officer-in-Charge of the National Nutrition Council Caraga region, Dr. Nino Archie S. Labordo served as the Keynote Speaker which commended the City Government of Tandag for putting efforts in scaling up nutrition despite the threat of Covid-19 pandemic.# NASLabordo