- Category: Uncategorised
Twenty two (22) local government units (LGUs) and the 2012 National Outstanding Barangay Nutrition Scholar will be honored during the 2013 National Nutrition Awarding Ceremony on 5 November 2013 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City. NNC Governing Board Chair Enrique T. Ona will be the keynote speaker and will hand over the awards together with the NNC Executive Director Assistant Secretary of Health Maria-Bernardita T. Flores.
LGUs will be conferred with the Consistent Regional Outstanding Winner in Nutrition or CROWN Award, CROWN Maintenance Award and the Nutrition Honor Award. These awards are presented to LGUs that have consistently shown excellent implementation of their local nutrition programs and reduction in the prevalence of undernutrition for three consecutive years for CROWN holders, and sustained this performance for the first and second year for the CROWN maintenance awardees. The Nutrition Honor Award, on the other hand, is awarded to an LGU that has increasingly improved further its outstanding performance and held the record in the region for six (6) consecutive years. This year’s National Outstanding Barangay Nutrition Scholar (NOBNS) will be recognized for besting the more than 39,000 BNSs all over the country.
- Category: Region ARMM
After the successful launching of 39th Nutrition Month Celebration on July 3,2013 at ORG Compound, Cotabato City that are participated by the members of Regional Nutrition Committee-ARMM. Secretary Kadil M. Sinolinding Jr.,MD,DPBO praised the importance of each statement of the Pledge and advised his NNC-ARMM staff to seek help to Director Ustadz Nafee Sur from Dep Ed Madaris-ARMM to look upon the Hadith or Sunnah (practice) of the Prophet s.a.w and from the verses of the Holy Qu’ran the Arabic transliteration of each statement of the Pledge. NNC-ARMM made a consultation with the Hayatul Ulama (organization of Arabic Scholars), Noorusalaam (light of peace) and Cotabato Daawah(Advocacy) Center to make comments, modifications to the transliterated and finally the group approved the transliteration on September 26, 2013.
PLEDGE TO END HUNGER AND MALNUTRITION
I WILL HELP END HUNGER AND MALNUTRITION: