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Lutayan, Sultan Kudarat Province- Municipal Nutrition Committee members of LGU Lutayan composed of DEPED, MHO, MPDO, MBO, MSWD, MAO, DRMMO, SK Municipal Federation, Human Resource, PESO and BNS President, convene for the pre-planning workshop as part of the Municipal Nutrition Action Plan formulation workshop scheduled on March 8-9, 2023. NO III Flores served as the resource person and was assisted by DMO II Madrona.

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2 March---The Regional Development Council of SOCCSKSARGEN, spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture, officially marks the month of March as "Milk Awareness Month”. The region is taking pride in being the first region in the country to celebrate this month-long celebration, highlighting milk feeding programs among pregnant women and children 3 years old and above, and information dissemination in promoting good nutrition. This activity is only one of the banner programs led by Task force G.A.T.A.S or Government Assistance towards Transformation in Agriculture for Sustainability, which is a regional convergence initiative for sustainable rural development.


February 17, 2023- NNC XII supports the Anti-Stunting Campaign of Brigada News FM Anniversary Celebration.  NNC XII through DMO II MJ Lihao conducted a Nutrition Education highlighting topics on exclusive breastfeeding, complementary feeding, healthy lifestyle, and lifestyle modification among thirty (30) target households of Sitio Kolon Dafok, Barangay Topland, Koronadal City. 

The activity is in line with the "1 Dekada na Tayo " anniversary celebration of Brigada News FM Koronadal. The pursuit to end stunting or prolonged malnutrition was the priority concern of the activity. Food and vitamin distribution were also conducted by Brigada News FM Koronadal Staff. (MJL/AMF/RML)


28 FEBRUARY 2023---The Regional Nutrition Committee and RNC-Technical Working Group convened for a joint meeting held at Greenstate Convention Center, Koronadal City. The meeting was presided by RNC Chair and DOH-CHD XII Regional Director, Dr. Aristides Concepcion Tan. Also in attendance was the NNC Secretariat headed by RNPC Retsebeth Laquihon and other member agencies from: DOH, DILG, DEPED, DAR, PHIC, DOST, NCIP, DENR and DTI.


The integrated Program "Responsable nga Pag Sagop kag Pag Tatap sa Nutrisyon" is launched in the Province to address malnutrition particularly among underweight and wasted preschool children through implementation of a holistic interventions to families with malnourished children which includes nutrition, medical, livelihood programs and social services.


The Regional Nutrition Evaluation Team (RNET) convened its 1st meeting for the year 2023 on February 27 via zoom teleconference. The meeting had a total of seven (7) attendees, which includes representatives from the Department of Health (DOH), Department of Education (DepEd), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Department of Social Welfare Development (DSWD), and Save the Children.

The discussion of the meeting focuses on the following agenda, presentation of the 2022 Awardees - LGU and LNFP categories, the orientation of the MELLPI Pro Tools for LGU and LNFP, presentation of the proposed 2023 MELLPI Pro schedule, and expansion of the RNET membership.