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True to its dedicated mission of intensifying the mobilization and generation of more LGUs capable of implementing better quality nutrition programs in Region IV-A -- the “Tagaytay City LHEARN Team” successfully conducted two (2) face-to-face LHEARN sessions in Quezon Province.

There were a total of 59 participants from two (2) LGUs of Quezon Province who attended the LHEARN sessions and they consist of department heads and representatives. They include   the aspiring Nutrition Champions from Sariaya Municipal Nutrition Committee (MNC) and Tayabas City Nutrition Committee (CNC). They are both awardees of the Green Banner Seal of Compliance in last year’s Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony.

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With a hopeful vision of promoting global awareness and call to action to “Leave No One Behind” in giving top priority to food security in building a sustainable future -- the NNC Calabarzon joins Region IV-A leaders, communities, families and stakeholders, in the celebration of the World Food Day.

The celebration brings such a timely challenge to rise above adversities for all the families of Region IV-A who are at high risk of malnutrition because of food insecurity, recent recession and the multiple hurdles posed by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

aip article 2022Matagumpay na naisulong noong Agosto 17 at 18 ang  mga “Plano sa Nutrisyon” ng Region IV-A LGUs para sa priority Programs, Projects, and Activities (PPAs) ng kanilang 2023 Annual Investment Programs (AIPs)  sa  tulong ng NNC Calabarzon na pinamumunuan ni RNPC Carina Z. Santiago.

Sa kabuuan, ang aktibidad ay nilahukan ng 36 participants na binubuo ng local nutrition, health, budget and planning officers at mga kinatawan nito mula sa napiling 12  HDPRC Areas sa Quezon Province, kabilang ang Baras at Rodriguez, Rizal (ECCD F1K Areas).

Kasama sa highlights sa unang araw ng 2-day Zoom online workshop ay ang pagtalakay ng mga “Update sa Devolution and Transition Plan (DTP) para sa mga LGUs.” ni Ms. Ella Loraine D. Obra, OIC-Chief Budget and Management Specialist ng DBM4A.

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With the aim of guiding and mentoring target LGUs for capacity-building on nutrition program management, NNC Calabarzon conducted a 2-day orientation for the 2022 Regional Nutrition Shepherding Team (RNST) last October 17 and 18 at the St. Giles Hotel, Makati City.

One of the major agreements, is the drafting and issuance of a memorandum by the DILG IV-A directing the attendance of key persons of the Local Nutrition Committees (LNCs) of Rizal and Bacoor to attend the RNST dialogue with the LCEs.

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From January to June of 2022 (and in previous years), ischemic heart diseases were  the leading cause of deaths in the country,   with 48,728 cases or 18.5 percent of the total deaths. Reason behind this is that many Filipinos may have ischemic episodes  and heart attacks without knowing it, as  it has no prior warning. It is even called “silent ischemia” or “silent killer.”

In addition, many  are not aware that we can reduce the risks through healthy lifestyles, healthy diet and exercise. If we Filipinos choose the 10 Kumainments as our top health priorities, we can save more -- not only for pregnant women and children but adults as well. 

MELLPIPro delibs LNFPS 2022

Sa nakaraang “Virtual Deliberation of Search for Calabarzon MELLPI Pro Awardees for LNFPs”  na ginanap noong Setyember 28, 2022, kinilala na ng Regional Nutrition Evaluation Team (RNET) ang mga tatanghaling Regional Outstanding Local Nutrition Focal Points (LNFPs) ng CaLaBaRZon ngayong Disyembre.  Ang nasabing parangal ay isasabay sa “2022 CaLaBaRZon Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony (RNAC).”

Ang mga hihirangin na  Outstanding LNFPs sa Region 4A  ay ang mga sumusunod: 1) Calabarzon Provincial Nutrition Action Officer for the Year 2021; 2) Calabarzon City/Municipal NAO for the Year 2021; 3) Calabarzon District Nutrition Program Coordinator for the Year 2021; 4) Calabarzon City/Municipal Nutrition Program Coordinator for the Year 2021; at 5) Regional Outstanding Barangay Nutrition Scholar for the Year 2021.