Thursday, July 31, 2014



And this year's theme is “Kalamidad Paghandaan: Gutom at Malnutrisyon Agapan!”

This is the National Nutrition Council  news related to the 2014 Celebration in Zamboanga City:
Friday, 11 July 2014 14:51

40th Nutrition Month Celebration successfully Launched inZamboanga City

The National Nutrition Council Regional Office 9 together with the members of the Regional Nutrition Committee joined the city of Zamboanga on the Launching of the 40th Nutrition Month Celebration. The activity started with a motorcade around the city proper and ended up to the west coast Barangay Tulungatung, one of the transitory sites where evacuees of the Zamboanga siege were transferred.

Key personalities were present during the launching of the nutrition month. Congress Woman Lilia M. Nuño and Mayor Isabelle “Beng” Climaco gave their message. Present also during the activity were Dr. Rodelin M. Agbulos, City Health Officer and City Nutrition Action Officer, Hon. Ester F. Del Rosario Barangay Chairperson, Dr. Ruth Yanga of Department of Education, other organization like Nutritionist-Dietitian’s Association of the Philippines (NDAP) and the Academe. 

Several activities were conducted like the launching of the 6 months dairy milk feeding for 300 school children IDP’s in Barangay Tulungatung and awarding of the graduates of Severely Acute Malnourished (SAM) and Moderately Acute Malnourished (MAM) Children.

Ms. Nimfa D. Ekong of NNC 9 presented the 2014 Nutrition Month talking points with the theme “Kalamidad Paghandaan: Gutom at Malnutrisyon Agapan!” She emphasized the importance of preparedness during emergencies, how to respond and what recovery measures can be taken to prevent death and worsening of malnutrition of affected population groups. Likewise she also stated and called on the nutrition partners to join hands and be organized. Because being organized during times of disasters and calamities can prevent hunger and malnutrition. Together working for nutrition can truly “Build Back Better Zamboanga.”
Last modified on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 09:02
Gabriel C. Tubigon
The CMZ Dietary Department joins the City of Zamboanga during the launching of the Nutrition Month festivities.

Indeed, Nutrition is one of the keys needed for Zamboanga City's progress!

1 comment:

  1. CMZ's share in building back a better CIUDAD (Zamboanga).