The Municipality of Jordan, Guimaras is now on its Consistent Regional Outstanding Winner in Nutrition (CROWN) 2nd Year Maintenance.
The Municipal Nutrition Committee (MNC) of Jordan presented the nutrition interventions, programs and projects implemented in 2014 based on its Local Nutrition Action Plan (LNAP) during the evaluation conducted on June 8-11, 2015. The National Nutrition Evaluation Team (NNET) was led by Ms. Ellen Ruth Abella from National Nutrition Council (NNC), Central Office, Ms. Divine Grace Domingo from UPLB, Ms. Sherlane Bongalos from World Vision and Mr. Teddy Pelaez from Department of Health (DOH) Central Office as the photo documenter.
Among these are the construction of Nutri-Complex used for the production of Insumix and Nutri-Bakery which provides nutritious bread fed for the undernourished pre-school and school children. IYCF Support Group was organized in the community to support Infant and Young Child Feeding promotion.
Three randomly selected barangays namely Balcon Maravilla, San Miguel and Bugnay were evaluated thru desk review, measuring the functionality of Barangay Nutrition Committees and validating changes in the nutritional status of pre-school children by weighing ten percent (10%) of pre-school children.
Results of the evaluation will be announced by October, 2015.