DRRCaravan NutritipsButuan City- simple, concise and relevant tips captured the local community during the DRRM Information Caravan and Static Display of Rescue of Equipment held on 15 July 2022 at Barangay Bonbon, Butuan City

Aimed to promote positive nutrition practices, Dr. Nino Archie S. Labordo of the National Nutrition Council shared the 10 Kumainments to encourage everyone that to be resilient one should adopt to sustainable healthy living.

The 10 Kumainments, one of the Nutritional Guidelines for Filipinos, contains important messages for all age groups, including the exclusive breastfeeding practices for infants.

Breastfeeding is the best food and the only available food during disasters, Dr. Labordo added.

The 10 Kumainments include 1: Kumain ng iba’t ibang pagkain; 2: Sa unang anim na buwan ni baby, breastfeeding lamang at mula six months, bigyan din siya ng ibang angkop na pagkain; 3: Kumain ng gulay at prutas araw-araw; 4: Kumain ng isda karne, at iba pang pagkaing may protina; and 5: Uminom ng gatas at kumain ng pagkaing mayaman sa calcium; 6: Tiyaking malinis at ligtas ang ating pagkain at tubig; 7: Gumamit ng iodized 8: Hinay-hinay sa maaalat, mamantika, at matatamis; 9: Panatilihin ang tamang timbang; and 10: Maging aktibo. Iwasan ang alak at huwag manigarilyo.

Info Caravan July 15 AwardButuan City – Stakeholders and partners involved in the Information Caravan and Static Display of Rescue Equipment received a plaque of appreciation on 15 July 2022 at the Multipurpose Hall, Barangay Bonbon, Butuan City.

Aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of the importance of disaster resilience among communities, the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management (RDRRM) through the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) Caraga gathered various implementers to display rescue equipment and provide relevant information to mitigate impending event.

Among the active partners who supported the activity and received plaques of appreciation are from the Department of Health Center for Health Development DOH-CHD) Caraga, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), Butuan City DRRM, Philippine Coast Guard- Coast Guard District North Eastern Mindanao, 15th Regional Community Defense Group, National Nutrition Council Caraga and the barangay local government unit of Bonbon, Butuan City.

ADN NMKICKOFF 2022Butuan City- On July 8, 2022, Friday the Provincial Government Unit of Agusan del Norte launched the 48th Nutrition Month Celebration at the Provincial Capitol Lobby with full of reminders on health and nutrition tips for capitol employees.

Employees of the Agusan del Norte Capitol gathered together for a meaningful nutrition awareness campaign inviting speakers to provide input regarding the importance of nutrition.

In her message, Dr. Silver Joy Tejano, the head of the Provincial Social Welfare Development Office and the Provincial Nutrition Action Officer shared that to be healthy one must attend to mental well-being and should always put a smile.

Ms. Elizabeth Marie R. Calo, the Provincial Administrator and former Sanguniang Panlalawigan Board Member, shared the expereinces and healthy activities during the pandemic. Being a plantita provided a lot of relief to the anxiety and stresses of the pandemic.

NM 2022 Ribbon cuttingButuan City- The campaign for this year’s Nutrition Month Celebration calls for strengthened nutrition actions said by Dr. Nino Archie S. Labordo, the Officer-in Charge of the National Nutrition Council Caraga during the Regional Launching on 4 July at SM Event Center, Butuan City.

The theme connotes actions towards nutrition improvement as the country shifts towards adapting with COVID 19 virus, Dr. Labordo added.

This year’s nutrition month theme “new normal na nutrisyon, sama-samang gawan ng solusyon”, was carried out to raise awareness of the importance of nutrition in building resilience and recovery from pandemic.

The quarantine, lockdowns and the mobility restrictions have a huge impact on the lives of many, particularly on the visible upshot of hunger and malnutrition.

Social Weather Station (SWS) revealed that an increase of families who suffered from hunger has been noted since the start of COVID 19 pandemic.

Movers Oath June 2022Butuan City- Members of the Caraga MOVERS or the Multi-Sectoral Organization Envisioning an Empowered and Resourceful Society through Nutrition, took their oath of office during the Regional Nutrition Month Launching held on 4 July 2022 at the Events Center, SM City Butuan.

Department of Health (DOH) Caraga Regional Director and Chairperson of the Regional Nutrition Committee, Dr. Cesar Cassion administered the oath of office to the newly elected Caraga Movers officers.

The new set of officers are: Mr. Alfredo Plaza, Jr. of Agusan del Sur as President, Mr. Ismael Cubillas of RMN DXBC as Vice President, Ms. Nelsa Auron of Butuan City as Treasurer, Ms. May Diez of Radyo Pilipinas, Mr. Israel Palero of Love Radio Butuan as Auditor and Ms. Aiza Supas of Radyo Trumpeta.

NM Kick off 2022Butuan City- On 4 July 2022 the Regional Launching of the 48th National Nutrition Month Celebration kicked off with a motorcade around Butuan City.

This was attended by the members of the Regional Nutrition Committee, partners from the military group, academe, media, Local Government Unit of Butuan City and the business sector.

First few in the City, the motorcade assembled at Guingona Park and started to move to Montilla Boulevard, City Hall roundabout then to Rosales Avenue and going to Bancasi Rotunda via J.C Aquino Avenue and back to the main area at SM City Butuan.

Astonished by the rhythm, people on the streets dance with the sounds of the drum operated by the group of students from Agusan National High School.