RNAC Media2021Butuan City- Media arm of the National Nutrition Council Caraga, the members of Caraga Movers lauded for their sustained partnership and dissemination of correct and right information on good nutrition during the Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony on 20 December 2021 at 2021 at LJ Mega Convention Hall, Butuan City.

Recognized during the awarding ceremony is DXMK Magik 97.5 FM who gave an untiring support to the nutrition campaign and advocacy of the National Nutrition Council Caraga. Likeise, few other media partners from different municipalities were acknowledged for their support on the nutrition programs of National Nutrition Council Caraga.

Given recognition are Nutriskwela community radio stations to include Radyo Kaagapay DXCN 107.3 FM a radio in the Municipality of Sibagat Agusan del Sur, Radyo Kinaiyahan DXNX 97.7 FM in Municipality of Malimono, Surigao del Norte and Radyo Kabakhawan DXNG 97.7 FM in Municipality of Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte were recognized for their sustainability of the Nutriskwela Community Radio Program of the National Nutrition

RNAC RetireesButuan City -In the Caraga Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony on 20 December 2021 held at LJ Mega Convention Hall, Butuan City, two hardworking personalities were recognized and honored for their commendable services in delivering nutrition programs in the region. 

Ms. Nenita C. Rafanan served the City of Butuan for 33 years with 26 experience as City Nutrition Program Coordinator (CNPC) prior to her post as City Nutrition Action Officer (CNAO). 

On the other hand, Ms. Eden A. Amper, the retired District Nutrition Program Coordinator (DNPC) of Agusan del Norte, served the Province for 25 years from 1995 to 2020.

NNC Caraga appreciated the attendance of the former nutrition movers. Despite being retired from the service, they accepted the invitation without second thoughts and attended the 2021 Caraga Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony with elegance and vigor. They truly embody the words of Assistant Secretary and Executive Director of National Nutrition Council, Azucena M. Dayanghirang, “retired but definitely not tired.”#MPRayco

ADS PIR2021Bayugan City- On 14 December, 2021 the Agusan del Sur Prime movers composed of the Provincial Nutrition Committee, the Nutrition Action Officers Association, and the Barangay Nutrition Scholars Federation convened for a program implementation review at the Agriculture New Building Office, Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur.

The yearly activity was focused on the programs, projects and activities implemented by the local nutrition committee.

PNAO Angchangco commended the accomplishments of the nutrition prime movers even with the threat of the pandemic. Some of the few accomplishments are the related trainings condcuted, the functionality of local nutrition committees, active submissions of reports and the completion of the implemented programs and activities for the year.

RNAC 2021 TyphoonButuan City- In a recently concluded Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony (RNAC), local government units (LGUs) in Surigao del Norte and Dinagat Islands are this year recipient of the nutrition awards organized by the National Nutrition Council Caraga on 20 December 2021 at LJ Mega Convention Hall, Butuan City.

Included is the list under the LGUs with above 80% Coverage of the 2021 Operation Timbang Plus (OPT+) are the municipalities of Burgos, Claver, Dapa, del Carmen, General Luna, Mainit, Malimono, Pilar, San Isidro, and Sison all in the Province of Surigao del Norte. On the other hand, the municipalities of Cagdianao and Libjao in the Province of Dinagat Islands also recorded a high OPT+ coverage this year.

Operation Timbang (OPT) Plus is the annual weighing and height measurement conducted during the first quarter of the year conducted to all preschoolers 0-59 months old or below five years old in a community to identify and locate the malnourished children. A coverage of more than 80% of the 0-59 months children’s population will give a better scope to the nutritional status of children.

BNS Fed ADSOathBayugan City- On December 14, 2021 Officers of the Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) Federation in Agusan del Sur and the Bayugan City BNS Federation took oath of office before the City Mayor of Bayugan who at the same time the Chairperson of the Social Development Committee, Mayor  Kirk A. Asis in Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur.

The following are the inducted officers of the Provincial and Bayugan City BNS Federation:

Provincial BNS Federation

President                     :           Jeric Delima – Prosperidad

Vice President             :           Rose DePaz – San Francisco

Secretary                     :           Jelly Curato – Talacogon

Treasurer                   :           Nancy Villanueva – Veruela

Auditor                       :           Daniela Lebre – San Luis

PIO                            :           Mabel Mercado – Sta. Josefa

Business Manager    :           Wilma Olubalang – Sibagat

PIR Mayor AsisBayugan City- “We should consider the whole community not only children but also the elderly, nutrition is for all”, Mayor Kirk A. Asis of Bayugan City expressed during the program implementation review conducted on 14 December 2021 at the new Agriculture Office in Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur.

The good mayor who is also the Chairperson of the Regional Development Council- Social Development Committee (RDC-SDC) shared his vision of a healthy and well nourished Agusanon.

Mayor Kirk acknowledged how supportive and eager are the Provincial Governor, Gov. Santiago Cane, Jr. and Congressman, Cong. Eddie “Bong” Plaza in ending the malnutrition problem in the province. They are always there to guide every local government units, they envisioned too to have zero case of malnourished children in Agusan del Sur, he added.