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IE campaign on good nutrition

The Municipality of Jagna thru the Municipal Nutrition Council in observance of nutrition month conducted a week-long trainors training from July 11-15 held at the Capt. Goyo Casenas Hall.

This is to Promote Good Nutrition (PGN) which is a component of the Accelerated Hunger-Mitigation  Program.  The aim is to improve the food and nutrition knowledge, attitudes and practices of families in the barangays thru the Pabasa sa Nutrisyon, Promotion of Egg and Vegetables and Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF).

Barangay implementers on good nutrition were the recipients of the training. The trainees will become the facilitators for the Pabasa sa Nutrisyon in their respective barangays.

The focus of the 5-day training is the Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) which tackled the subjects on infant and young child feeding; the importance of breastfeeding; how breastfeeding works; and assessment of a breastfed.

There are 33 participants coming from 10 barangays in the town. Another batch will be trained this coming first week of August.

Mrs. Fe N. Virtudes and Mrs. Anita G. Ocmeja oversee the evaluation of the weeklong training.

Speakers were Mr. Abelard O. Anana, DOH representative; Mrs. Fe N. Virtudes, District Nutritionist; Mrs. Anita G. Ocmeja, MNAO and Ms. Elizabeth Sajulga, Municipal Nutrition Program coordinator.

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