SoCot celebrates 46th Nutrition Month despite the pandemic

KORONADAL CITY, SOUTH COTABATO- The Provincial Government of South Cotabato celebrates 46th Nutrition Month despite the pandemic with the theme: “Batang Pinoy SANA TALL… Iwas stunting, SAMA ALL!.”

This year’s celebration focuses on the following activities: Hanging of Nutrition Month Theme Streamers; Conduct Food demonstrations on Complementary Feeding to 10 Municipalities; Prioritizing one Purok of certain Barangay with high Prevalence of Malnutrition; and selecting 10 mothers with 6 months to 2 years old babies as participants; provision of vegetables seeds, multivitamins for mothers and IEC materials; delivery of Chocomilk for SAGOP Bata Supplementary Feeding to (SUW, SST & SW).

As part of the protocols the participants and the staff of different nutrition offices in the province are practicing social distancing and wearing of face mask in the duration of activities.

The activity is also participated in by: MNAO, Nutrition Coordinators, BNS, BHW, Barangay Officials, HRH (Midwife & NDs) and Purok Officials.

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