The Department of Science and Technology – Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) mentioned knowledge assortment for the final leg of the Expanded National Nutrition Survey (ENNS) which was known as off as a result of coronavirus illness (COVID-19) pandemic has already begun.
The DOST-FNRI mentioned the sector knowledge assortment is ongoing within the province of Tarlac.
“After virtually one 12 months of postponement as a result of COVID-19, knowledge assortment for the final leg of the Expanded National Nutrition Survey (ENNS) has already began,” the DOST-FNRI wrote on Facebook on Saturday, July 3.
DOST Secretary Fortunato “Boy” T. de la Peña mentioned the National Nutrition Survey Team consists of pros and is anticipated to conduct face-to-face knowledge assortment in 19 municipalities in Tarlac and Tarlac City.
“I’m completely satisfied to have the chance for a meet-and-greet session with our Nutrition Survey Team from the Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI),” he mentioned in a Facebook submit.
Quoting DOST-FNRI Director Dr. Imelda Angeles-Agdeppa, he mentioned the group is ready to interview round 1,560 households in 19 municipalities in Tarlac together with Tarlac City.
“Tarlac is the primary of the 37 provinces that they may cowl this 12 months,” the DOST chief mentioned.
He famous that as requested by the provincial authorities of Tarlac, the group underwent antigen testing and was required to acquire medical certificates and journey order earlier than their deployment.
During its 74th founding anniversary celebration on Thursday, July 2, the DOST-FNRI mentioned it should proceed conducting the ENNS to look into the vitamin and dietary well being standing of Filipinos.
“This is the primary face-to-face knowledge assortment to be resumed because the pandemic began,” the DOST-FNRI wrote on Facebook on Thursday.
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