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The 2021 Nutrition Month Virtual Awarding Ceremony was held on September 1 2021 via Zoom and Facebook Livepng1 September 2021 – The National Nutrition Council Region 1 (NNC1) successfully held its first ever Nutrition Month (NM) Virtual Awarding Ceremony 2021 via zoom and facebook live to recognize offices, groups and individuals who participated in the extended monthlong celebration in Region I. 

The said awarding ceremony was participated by all Nutrition Month Contest participants in Nutri-Jingle Video Contest Season 4 with 4 families in Family Category and 23 schools for Student Category and 13 participants in Nutrition Month Digital Poster Making Contest (Breastfeeding Month Edition) including the members of the board of judges and Regional Line Agencies in Region 1.

LTN BF EpisodeAs part of the celebration for the National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, the League of Nutrition Action Officers of Region 1 in partnership with the National Nutrition Council Region 1 invited Ms. Jovita Leny Calaguas, Nutritionist-Dietitian IV of DOH-CHD 1 last August 27, 2021, for the 7th Episode of Let’s Talk NAO.

During this episode, Ms. Calaguas discussed the theme of this year’s celebration “Tulong-tulong sa pagpapasuso sa First 1,000 Days” wherein it encourages breastfeeding to improve the health of babies and even the mothers. It is also based on the RA 11148 otherwise known as the Kalusugan at Nutrisyon ng magNanay Act.

RLNAOs WCWSan Fernando City- As part of the monthlong regional celebration of Nutrition Month (NM), the League of Nutrition Action Officers of Region 1 in close collaboration with the National Nutrition Council Regional Office 1 once again held its NM Webinar cum Regional Conference-Workshop on July 21-22, 2021 via Zoom anchored with this year’s NM theme: “Malnutrisyon patuloy na labanan, First 1000 Days tutukan.”. The said conference was attended by 346 participants mostly from the Local Government Units in Region I specifically the local nutrition action officers, barangay nutrition scholars and members of the local nutrition committees.

This annual event of the league aims to update and equip its members and other members of the Local Nutrition Committees, the Barangay Nutrition Scholars and other nutrition workers with the knowledge and skills to sustain efficient and effective management of local nutrition programs amidst this pandemic.

NNC1 2021 NMSAN FERNANDO CITY, July 31 (Anne Hazel Flores-PIA 1) – The National Nutrition Council (NNC-1) in Ilocos, in partnership with the League of Nutrition Action Officers of Region 1 (RLNAO) engaged their stakeholders through a Nutrition Month Webinar cum Regional Conference-Workshop, here.

“This annual event is aimed to update our nutrition action officers (NAOs) with the knowledge and skills to sustain efficient and effective management of local nutrition programs amidst this ongoing pandemic,” said NNC-1 Officer-in-Charge and Nutrition Program Coordinator Kendall Pilgrim Gatan.

Further, Gatan said that the activity will enhance the NAOs capacities and competencies to improve the delivery of nutrition services and further improve the implementation of programs in the communities.

BacnotanJuly 23, 2021 - The Municipal Nutrition Action Office of Bacnotan, La Union successfully spearheaded the “Laking 1000 Online Nutrition Forum” via Zoom attended by about 180 members of their Barangay Nutrition Committees and other nutrition stakeholders of the municipality.

Hon. Divina C. Fontanilla, Bacnotan’s Vice-Mayor and MNC Vice chairperson led the said forum together with the following Municipal Nutrition Committee members who are present: Dr. Andy William O. Mendoza, (MHO), Dr. Divina Gracia Apigo (MAO), , Head Teacher Delia Matias, DEPED Bacnotan Nutrition Focal Person, Ms. Lorena A. Bravo (Midwife II), Ms. Jade Aleli Berganio (Sanitary Inspector 1), Ms. Brenda Villuan (Midwife III), Mr. Mathew Almojuela (Holcim CSR), Ms. Cherry Mae Bucaoto (DCW 1), MSWDO, Mr. John Philip Gabriel (MNAO) and 3 representatives from the Office of the Mayor namely Ms. Alene Jean Dacanay, Mr. Ramil Almoite, Mr. Franz Anthony Gutierrez and Mr. Rufino Lito Fontanilla (ABC President).

DCNPC23 July 2021-- With a whopping count of more than 300 viewers on both Zoom and FB Live, the District/City Nutrition Program Coordinators Association of the Philippines in Region 1 Chapter (D/CNPCAP-1) with the National Nutrition Council Region 1 (NNC-RO1) successfully convened its first ever online forum anchored in of this year’s Nutrition Month celebration.

The said forum covered its targeted participants mostly the Local Nutrition Program Coordinators (LNPCs), Nutrition Action Officers (NAOs), Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNSs) and other partner advocates on nutrition within and beyond Region 1.