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2021 RNAC

On December 21, 2021, the Western Visayas Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony was held in Iloilo City. The activity aims to recognize outstanding efforts of local government units and nutrition workers who have proved exemplary commitment to improving the nutritional status of their respective areas; motivate other LGUs to strive for excellence and do better in their nutrition program management; and identify good nutrition program management practices of high-performing LGUs and nutrition workers in the area that can be applied in their respective areas of responsibility.

RNAC Awardees

The Regional Nutrition Evaluation Team (RNET), chaired by Ms. Rosellie Salcedo of the Department of Public Works and Highways, with support from NNC Region VI headed by Regional Nutrition Program Coordinator, Reginaldo T. Guillen is pleased to announce the list of top-performing Provincial Nutrition Action Officer, Barangay Nutrition Scholar and runners-up who are qualified as awardees for this year’s Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony (RNAC).

Joint Meeting

On November 11, 2021, the National Nutrition Council (NNC) Region VI held a Zoom meeting of Provincial/City/Municipal Nutrition Action Officers (P/C/MNAOs), District/City Nutrition Program Coordinators (D/CNPCs), and Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) Presidents. More than 100 people attended the meeting, which included NAOs, D/CNPCs, and BNS Presidents from various provinces and towns around the Region.

Nutrition Mentoring Session

The National Nutrition Council Region VI continues to provide technical assistance to local government units, particularly in the development of local nutrition action plans and the identification of effective nutrition interventions in the fight against malnutrition.

Strengthening Nutrition Programs An Imperative to Devolution and Development of LGUs

The Local Government Code of 1991, RA 7160 celebrated its 30th year of enactment on 12 October 2021.   This landmark law paved the way for a decentralization alongside the process of democratization that started in the late 1980s.  Over a period of three decades both the national government and LGUs have painstakingly employed measures, programs and various initiatives to ensure the realization of genuine devolution and decentralization of our local government units.

HKI

RNPC Reginaldo T. Guillen, Nutrition Officer III Sheryl C. Sedantes, and PNFP of Iloilo Heda V. Suing warmly welcomed the Helen Keller International team during their courtesy call/meeting with the National Nutrition Council Region VI on November 18, 2021.