Baguio City-The National Nutrition Council together with the Regional Nutrition Committee –Cordillera is set to conduct a “Walk for the First 1000 Days” as the Regional Culminating Activity of the month long celebration of the 2016 Nutrition Month on July 29, 2016 at the Eco Trail of the Camp John Hay, Baguio City. 200 expected participants from the member agencies of the Regional Nutrition, District/City Nutrition Program Coordinators-CAR, CordiBNS Inc., CAR-Media Educators on Nutrition (CAR-MENU) and other guests were invited to join the walk. Director Lakshmi I. Legaspi, Regional Director of the Department of Health-CAR and the Chairperson of the Regional Nutrition Committee is also expected to grace the activity.
After the 1 hour and 30 minutes’ walk, a pledge of commitment will be signed to solidify the involvement of the participants in creating awareness on the significance of good maternal nutrition and proper Infant and Young Child Feeding practices. The activity does not only aim to give awareness but also to evoke a positive change in practices for optimum nutrition and growth. Nancy E. Paclos