fire prevention2 March 2022 - NNC MIMAROPA together with other tenants of Avire Tower in Project 4, Quezon City join the observance of Fire Prevention Month in coordination with Bureau of Fire Protection, Quezon City.

March is being observed as Fire Prevention Month by virtue of Proclamation No. 115-A and Proclamation No. 360 in 1986 which aims to raise awareness about the causes, hazards, and dangers of fire. In March, temperature and humidity rise which are conditions where fire usually occurs.

The Bureau of Fire Protection, as the government agency mandated to prevent and suppress all kinds of destructive fires, investigate its causes, enforce fire-related laws, and provide emergency medical and rescue services, anchors all the activities for the Fire Prevention Month towards fire safety.

0222 232023 BNS Training in Romblon

To further improve the capacity of BNSs in performing their roles and task effectively and efficiently, the Provincial Health Office of Romblon, in collaboration with the National Nutrition Council MIMAROPA and the PDOHO-Romblon, held their Training on Basic Course for BNS from February 20 to 24, 2023. Led by their DNPC, Ms. Merly A. Bayang, and ND Ms. Carmen Chita M. Gumban, the capacity development activity was attended by a total of five (5) MNAOs, seventeen (17) Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNSs), and three (3) MNAO staff.

02132023 Mineral in Focus Iron
Iron plays a vital role in the healthy blood production. It is an essential component of hemoglobin, a type of protein in red blood cells, that transports oxygen from the lungs to the tissues of all the body parts. Iron is also part of myoglobin, a protein that carries and stores oxygen in muscle tissues, supports muscle metabolism and healthy connective tissue. Additionally, it is essential in brain development, cellular function, physical growth, and synthesis of certain hormones.

03012023 National Womens Month

Did you know that the month of March is declared as the National Women’s Month and its first week is known as the Women’s Week? Pursuant to Proclamation No. 224, s. 1988, this aids Filipino women who are longing for national civil liberties, equality of the sexes, and human rights.

Article Banner One Egg a Day Program

Sa pangunguna ng pamahalaan ng Occidental Mindoro katuwang ang Provincial Health Office ay inilunsad ang “One Egg a Day Program” para sa mga piling munisipyo na mataas ang prevalence ng Severe at Moderately Acute Malnourished (SAM and MAM) at stunted children. Kabilang dito ang local na bayan ng Abra de Ilog, Paluan at Mamburao. 

02212023 1st Joint Regional Associations MeetingThe National Nutrition Council MIMAROPA convened its Regional Associations — Nutrition Action Officer Association of the Philippines Inc. (NAOPA) MIMAROPA, District/City Nutrition Program Coordinators Association of the Philippines Inc. (D/CNPCAP) MIMAROPA, and Federation of Barangay Nutrition Scholars (FBNS) MIMAROPA for the first joint meeting of the year on 13 February 2023 via Zoom Application.