OIC-RNPC Laquihon with PNFP Rayco discussing Tutok Kainan DSP Phase 3 implementation in Agusan del Sur with PHO Monville and PNAO AngchangcoSeptember 29, 2021 | Agusan del Sur, OIC-NNC Caraga Regional Nutrition Program Coordinator Retsebeth M. Laquihon had an endorsement of the newly hired Provincial Nutrition Focal Point and face-to-face coordination meeting with Agusan del Sur Provincial Health Officer II, Dr. Jacqueline Frances F. Momville and Provincial Nutrition Action Officer (PNAO) Laniebelle Angchangco. 

In line with the First 1000 Days of Life program, the National Nutrition Council Caraga hired a new technical staff, a Provincial Nutrition Focal Point, that will oversee and monitor the implementation of the Dietary Supplementation Program – Tutok Kainan (DSP-TK) Phase 3 in Agusan del Sur in the person of Mariella P. Rayco. The said program aims to prevent stunting by giving nutritious food commodities to nutritionally at-risk pregnant women and children 6-23 months old. The target areas for the Province of Agusan del Sur consists of 11 municipalities with 706 beneficiaries.

OIC-NNC Caraga RNPC Laquihon discussed the deliverables of the newly endorsed PNFP to PNAO Angchangco which are mainly provision of technical assistance and monitoring of the said program. Also discussed were the updates about the ongoing social preparation and roll out orientation for DSP-TK Phase 3 for barangay implementers and guardians of the beneficiaries for the proper implementation of the program. 

(PNFP Rayco)