20160407 172101Giporlos, Eastern Samar – With the intent to decrease malnutirition in Giporlos and as part of its capacity building efforts, the Municipal Nutrition Committee through MNAO Lina S. Go conducted a Training on Basic Course for 20 new Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNSs) last April 5-8, 2016 at Pagtakhan Beach Resort, Balangiga, Eastern Samar.

The training aims to orient and educate the new BNSs on their roles and functions, core values, and skills they should possess in order for them to perform their tasks effectively and efficiently.

The four (4) day training utilized various learning processes such as role playing, games, table workshops, and group reporting to help them improve their communication, advocacy, presentation, organizing and coordinating skills, and enhance their capacity as a BNS.

Participants gained a lot of insights and knowledge from the speakers composed of Dr. Catalino P. Dotollo Jr., Regional Nutrition Program Coordinator (RNPC) NNC-8, Ms. Kenna Kirstie P. Paz, Nutrition Officer I NNC-8, Ms. Sally Jabinal, Provincial Nutrition Action Officer (PNAO) of Eastern Samar, and Ms. Lina S. Go, Municipal Nutrition Action Officer (MNAO) of Giporlos. – Angelique B. Tamayo