The National Nutrition Council Caraga, spearheaded by OIC RNPC Retsebeth Laquihon, in collaboration with the NNC Nutrition Information & Education Division represented by the National Focal Person for Nutriskwela NO II Katherine Villanueva-Bucton, conducted a Refresher & Orientation on the Management of Nutriskwela Community Radio Network Program on January 26, 2021 via Zoom Video Conferencing.
The refresher/orientation aims to orient the new radio staff and to review the guidelines on the management of the Nutriskwela Community Radio Stations in Caraga Region.
All 3 Nutriskwela Community Radio Stations in Caraga Region attended the activity, namely: (1) Radyo Kaagapay in Sibagat, Agusan del Sur represented by Station Manager Elizabeth Badajos; (2) Radyo Kabakhawan in Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte represented by Station Manager Elwin Argana and Program Manager Aljon Judilla; (3) Radyo Kinaiyahan in Malimono, Surigao del Norte represented by Radio Technician Michael Albia.
The radio personnel were refreshed/oriented on the Operation, Management & Maintenance of Nutriskwela Station in the New Normal Setting, the Nutriskwela Community Radio Station Editorial & Station Policy, Equipment Maintenance and Troubleshooting, the Strengthening of the Nutriskwela Community Radio Council, and on the strategies on the New Media and Social Networking Site. NNC Caraga and its network of Nutriskwela Community Radio Stations, amidst the present challenges, aims to strengthen the use of radio broadcast and social networking to ensure updated sharing of information on nutrition and on the COVID-19 updates.
NNC Caraga sincerely thank the local chief executives and partner SUCs for the continued support on the operation and maintenance of the Nutriskwela Community Radio Stations.
Author: NO I Raphael P. Ochavo, RN