Planning Workshop on Dietary Supplementation Program- Iloilo Province

Early Childhood Care and Development in the First 1000 Days (ECCD F1K) areas in Iloilo Province went through a one-day Planning Workshop on Dietary Supplementation Program (DSP), June 21, 2017 at EON Centennial Hotel.

 

The planning workshop’s goal was to identify and finalize the design and mode of implementation of DSP per area, finalize the procurement and financial-related concerns and set a timeline for the conduct of activities related to the DSP program.

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The National Nutrition Council (NNC) downloaded P6,187,589.00 for the implementation of the Dietary Supplementation Program (DSP) for Pregnant women in the Early Childhood Care and Development Program in the First 1000 Days (ECCD F1K), April 11, 2018.
The program aims to reduce the number of nutritionally at risk pregnant women in the city and to increase the number of infants with normal birth weight (greater or equal to 2.5 kg) by providing them hot meals every week day for 76 days and dry ration on weekends for 14 days starting on the 24th week of pregnancy.
RNPC Nona Tad-y of NNC RVI handed the check to Dr. Ramon Masna, SB on Health of Passi City in behalf of Mayor Jesry Palmares. Iloilo ECCD F1K PNC Gelaine Pet Trabado, CNAO Dr. Melven Oyad, CNPC Merlinda Landar as well as other CNC members witnessed the event.
Besides handing over the check, NNC RVI also conducted the 4th quarter monitoring on Local Nutrition Early Warning System for Food and Nutrition Security (LNEWS-FNS) and turned over the laptop which will be used for the program.

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The City of La Carlota, Negros Occidental, as a beneficiary area of the Dietary Supplementation Program (DSP) for Pregnant Women in the Early Childhood Care and Development in the First 1000 Days (ECCD F1K) Program, received P 4, 844, 242.00 on April 02, 2018 to fund the activities under DSP.

The DSP aims to reduce the number of nutritionally at risk pregnant women in the city and to increase the number of infants with normal birth weight (greater or equal to 2.5 kg) by providing them hot meals every week day for 76 days and dry ration on weekends for 14 days starting on the 24th week of pregnancy.

RNPC Nona Tad-y of National Nutrition Council (NNC), Region VI, turned over the check to La Carlota City represented by Mayor Luis Jalandoni III. Negros Occidental ECCD F1K PNC Steffanie Hope Leonidas, NO I Ritzel Joy Daduya, CNPC Charina Navarro, and other MNC members were also present to witness the event.

The turnover also coincided with the 4th quarter monitoring on Local Nutrition Early Warning System for Food and Nutrition Security (LNEWS-FNS) in the City where NNC also turned-over a laptop to be used in the program.

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The National Nutrition Council (NNC), Region VI through RNPC Nona B. Tad-y turned over a check amounting to P3,096,054 to fund the Dietary Supplementation Program (DSP) for Pregnant Women in the Early Childhood Care and Development in the First 1000 Days (ECCD F1K) Program to local government unit (LGU) of Concepcion, Iloilo on March 26, 2018.

The DSP's objectives are to reduce the number of nutritionally at-risk pregnant women and to increase the number of infants with normal birth weight (greater or equal to 2.5 kg) by giving them hot meals every week day for 76 days and dry ration every weekend for 14 days starting on their 24th week of pregnancy.

Mayor Millard Villanueva of Concepcion received the check, witnessed by Municipal Nutrition Action Officer (MNAO) Dr. Helen Minguez, SB on Health Hon. Agustin Garilva and other members of the Municipal Nutrition Council and ECCD F1K PNC for Iloilo Province Gelaine Pet Trabado.

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