DavNor bags top Nutrition Award

DavNor bags top Nutrition Award

Photo credit score to Edith Isidro/PIA Davao

THE provincial authorities of Davao del Norte, below the management of Governor Edwin Jubahib, has rung within the new 12 months with one other feather in its cap after being acknowledged as the highest native authorities unit (provincial degree) in Davao area by the National Nutritional Council Davao Region for implementing diet applications successfully.

“I want to share this iconic success with all of the women and men who labored exhausting day and night time to deliver achievement to our Nutrition Programs within the Province, particularly to our barangay well being employees, Barangay Nutrition Scholars, and Coordinators, who’re on the frontline of this system implementation within the grassroots communities,” Jubahib mentioned in a press release Friday.

The provincial authorities was the recipient of the “Pag-Asa Award for Provincial Level” for the 12 months 2022, which was conferred throughout the ceremony held on Jan. 6 on the Apo View Hotel in Davao City.

The prestigious Pag-Asa Award was a distinction given by the National Nutritional Council Davao Region to the provincial authorities in recognition of its excellent planning, administration, and implementation of native diet applications.

Davao del Norte recorded the bottom prevalence of stunting, losing, underweight, chubby, and weight problems based mostly on the 2022 Operation Timbang Plus (OTP) ends in the Davao area.

Inclusive diet applications

Jubahib mentioned the popularity they acquired demonstrates the native authorities unit’s (LGU) dedication to tackling malnutrition and selling the well-being and vitality of kids within the numerous communities of Davao del Norte.

“Health and social providers undoubtedly occupy an important house in my administration,” he mentioned, underscoring that it’s the dedication of his administration to guard the welfare of his constituents in Davao del Norte as he thought of “human sources” as being crucial asset of this nation.

“Kay kung kulang ug huyang ang gobyerno sa pagtagad sa ilang panginahanglan, ilabina sa pag-atiman sa maayong panglawas, lisud para kanato ang pagkab-ot sa kauswagan,” Jubahib pressured.

He then expressed gratitude in direction of the Provincial Health Office employees, numerous native authorities models, and tutorial establishments for his or her efforts in addressing malnutrition and different nutrition-related points by way of their diet applications of their communities.

Other awardees

The National Nutritional Council Davao Region additionally cited Dr. Alfred A. Lacerona and May Flor Espiritu because the Regional Outstanding Provincial Nutrition Action Officer (PNAO), and Regional Outstanding District Nutrition Program Coordinator (DNPC), respectively.

“I laud and congratulate the management and assist of our Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Lacerona, and our Provincial Nutrition Program Coordinator Ms. Espiritu, for his or her excellent dedication to making sure that the breadth of our program implementation, reaches everybody within the Province, particularly our weak and underserved sector, such because the indigenous individuals, the poor and indigent households,” Jubahib mentioned.

The pro-people governor has assured the individuals of Davao del Norte that his administration would work more durable “to make sure that our constituents proceed to profit from our financial positive factors by way of the applications and providers we offer for them.”

“We shall proceed to present premium to accessible, efficient, and equitable well being and diet applications to make it possible for there’s human capital improvement for a robust and progressive nation,” Jubahib mentioned. DAVNOR PIO


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