PRworks Online

Your Preferred Public Relations Partner in Cebu and Southern Philippines

1000 Visayas Nutrition Workers, Health Chief in Cebu for 2-day confab



For PRworks Inc. the Barangay Nutrition Scholars is an excellent grassroots network for promoting nutrition. Helping them organize Visayas-wide and gain publicity for their efforts is a laudable project that we should sustain.

Philippine Health Secretary Enrique T. Ona will address about 1,000 nutrition workers in the Visayas who will be gathering in Cebu for the Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) Convention starting November 10 to 11 at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) in Mandaue City.

Secretary Ona, who is at the same time the chairman of the National Nutrition Council (NNC) Governing Board, will deliver the keynote speech at the opening of the convention focusing on the “One Nutrition, One Nation” movement.

Cebu Gov. Gwen Garcia, who heads the Provincial Nutrition Committee, is delivering the welcome address.

The BNS are community-based volunteer nutrition workers who deliver basic nutrition services and render assistance in the delivery of health, social protection, and other interventions to families in the barangay level.

In line with the Accelerated Hunger Mitigation Program (AHMP) of the Department of Health, the convention aims to further promote good nutrition in the country.

Specifically, the convention will provide the participants with updates on hunger-mitigation efforts and priority actions for nutrition improvement contained in the Medium-Term Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition. The convention will also serve as venue for BNS to organize associations or federations and come up with unified and concerted community-level efforts to address hunger and malnutrition in the Philippines.

Organized by the National Nutrition Council under the Department of Health (DOH), the two-day convention is the second of the three nationwide events aimed at empowering over 25,000 BNS spread across Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The first was conducted in Davao for the Mindanao leg.

Advertisements

Filed under: Events, News, , , , , , , , , ,

We want to know what you think ...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address and get a special GT Cosmetics package!

Join 87 other followers

I Luv GT Cosmetics

They turn to us in Cebu and the rest of southern Philippines

Click image to bring you to our clients' page

Blog Directory for the Philippines

Marketing & SEO - Top Blogs Philippines

Happy New Year!

Let’s Pray for Sendong Victims!

Photo from http://twitpic.com/7udfiz.

Click to know her and other GT Cosmetics online models and discover why they posses great skin ...

Our Strategic Location

Click image to know more ....

We are a proud member!

Know the Province of Cebu

Blog Stats

  • 152,145 hits
%d bloggers like this: