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BNS Basic Training Course

Fifteen New Barangay Nutrition Scholars of the Municipality of Leon underwent a BNS Basic Training Course on March 21-25, 2022 at Leon, Iloilo. This was organized by the Leon Municipal Nutrition Committee and MNC Coordinator Ma. Theresa De Los Reyes.

TK DSP Ceremonial Signing of MOU and MA 2

March 29, 2022: The National Nutrition Council Region VI headed by RNPC Reginaldo T. Guillen conducted the Early Childhood Care and Development in the First 1000 Days (ECCD F1K) Program 1st Quarterly Meeting for CY 2022 via zoom platform. Together with the Focal persons of ECCD F1K pilot areas of Iloilo and Negros Occidental provinces, the Technical Working Group convened to discuss the status of submission of 2021 Quarterly Accomplishment Reports, F1K Fund Utilization and activities held related to implementation of the ECCD F1K Program in their respective areas.

TK DSP Phase 3 4

March 14, 2022: In preparation for the upcoming signing of Memorandum of Understanding with DAR and Marketing Agreements with ARBOs and MPCs for the implementation of the Tutok Kainan Dietary Supplementation Program Phases 3 and 4 which targets the 6-23 months old children in the region, the NNC Region VI conducted an online meeting together with the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Region VI, Provincial DAR Negros Occidental 1 and 2, representatives from the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA), Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP), identified Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations (ARBOs) and Multi-purpose Cooperatives. The agenda of the meeting were as follows:

Nutriskwela Community Radio Monitoring

March 24, 2022: Sibalom, Antique--- Ms. Sheryl Sedantes, Nutrition Officer III and Ms. Romela Dee Candoliza, Nutrition Officer I, conducted an on-site monitoring visit at Nutriskwela Community Radio Station in Sibalom, Antique. The said community radio station was established by the National Nutrition Council in collaboration with the Municipality of Sibalom in 2017 with the assistance and support of then-Mayor Joel Occena and MNAO Dr. Eleanor Jornada.

TK DSP Phase 4

March 10, 2022: As the Tutok Kainan Dietary Supplementation Program shifts the focus to the 6-23 months old children in the Region, NNC Region VI conducted an online Orientation to TKDSP Phase 4 project areas. The roles and functions of the TK focal persons, the proposed cycle menu, and other relevant concerns were also presented by PNFP Espanola during the orientation as part of the social preparation for the implementation of the program. The activity was attended by representatives from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in the Region and Province of Negros Occidental, identified Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organization (ARBO), and the eight target LGUs of Negros Occidental.

TK DSP Ceremonial Signing of MOU and MA Iloilo

NNC Region Office VI, facilitated the signing of amended MOU with CDA & DAR Region 6 and Marketing Agreements with the Guimbal Development Cooperative and Passi City Community and Employees Multi-purpose Cooperative for TKDSP Phase 3 on 16 March 2022 held at EON Centennial Resort Hotel and Waterpark, Alta Tierra Village, Jaro, Iloilo City.