08 2021 Occ Min BNSProvincial Outstanding Barangay Nutrition Scholar of Occidental, Ms. Ofelia Collado of Brgy. San Francisco, Sablayan was evaluated on 29 July 2021 via Zoom Application.

Present during the evaluation were the NNC MIMAROPA led by NPC Ma. Eileen Blanco and Regional Nutrition Evaluation Team composed of Mr. Mark Lorenzo and Azalea Malabana of CHD MIMAROPA, Mr. Mark Guilles of POPCOM MIMAROPA and Mr. Dennis de Ramos of DILG MIMAROPA.

08 2021 Marinduque LNWs
A continuation of the MELLPI Pro for Marinduque was conducted on 26-27 July to evaluate Ms. Maureen Leyco, Ms. Giselle Olympia of Boac and Ms. Maricel Dela Cruz of Brgy. Quatro, Buenavista as provincial outstanding District Nutrition Program Coordinator, Municipal Nutrition Action Officer and Barangay Nutrition Scholar, respectively.

The assessment was conducted by NNC MIMAROPA with the assistance from Mr. Mark Angelo Lorenzo and Ms. Azalea Malabana of DOH CHD MIMAROPA and Mr. Joel Lorenzo Guevara of DTI MIMAROPA as members of the Regional Nutrition Evaluation Team.

07 2021 Diabetes

The Diabetes Awareness Week is celebrated every 4th week of July as proclaimed by the late President Ramos in the year 1993. The promotion of Diabetes Awareness Week aims to raise awareness on the disease and encourage Filipinos to have a healthy and active lifestyle in order to reduce its risks. The observance of Diabetes Awareness Week involves a wide range of activities all over the country.

07 2021 Orientation on Mandanas Garcia RulingThe National Nutrition Council - MIMAROPA in partnership with Department of Interior and Local Government MIMAROPA conducted an Orientation on the Mandanas-Garcia Ruling and its impact on nutrition services on 29 July 2021 via Zoom Application and Facebook Live.

Local Government Operations Officer V and Full Devolution Focal Person, Ms. Cidney Pamela M. Bejasa served as the resource speaker covering the topic on Supreme Court Ruling on Mandanas and Garcia Petitions, Executive Order No. 138 on Full Devolution of Functions and Services to LGUs and salient features of the LBM No. 82 re: FY 2022 National Tax Allotment Shares of LGUs and Guidelines on the preparation of FY 2022 Annual Budget of LGUs.

07 2021 DepEd

The Department of Education MIMAROPA region recently conducted a virtual forum entitled “Oplan Kalusugan sa DepEd: Oplan Healthy MIMAROPANs: A Nutrition Month Culminating Activity” in line with their agency’s Nutrition Month celebration held last 26 July 2021 through Google Meet platform. The forum aimed to discuss good nutrition practices to all the regional office personnel, present the latest information on lifestyle diseases and its prevention, and to celebrate the Nutrition Month through a discussion of the 2021 NM talking points. The activity was attended by 88 participants from DepEd MIMAROPA regional office.

07 2021 Recipe


The 2021 Nutrition Month with the theme “Malnutrisyon Patuloy na Labanan, First 1000 Days Tutukan!” aims to focus on raising the awareness and mobilizing actions to intensify the first 1000 days of life.

To spread awareness on the characteristics of a good complementary food and the importance of proper infant and young child feeding (IYCF) during the first 1000 days of life, the Laking 1000 Best Complementary Food Recipe Contest: Mother-BNS Tandem has been launched by NNC MIMAROPA.