JAGNA – the Local Government Unit for the second time received recognition for its successful implementation of the Pabasa sa Nutrisyon for the year 2011.
Last year, the LGU was also awarded the same award for it satisfactorily fulfilled the Pabasa sa Nutrisyon criteria requirements for 2010.
The Outstanding Pabasa sa Nutrisyon award to Jagna was given last July 10, 2012 during the PAN Awards of the Philippine Association of Nutrition, Inc. (PAN) convention held at the Dusit Thani Manila, Ayala Center in Makati City.
Mayor Fortunato R. Abrenilla together with Ms. Anita Ocmeja, Municipal Nutrition Action Officer accepted the award from the Hon. Ferdinand R. Marcos, the guest speaker during the closing ceremonies of the PAN convention.
The Pabasa sa Nutrisyon is a nutrition education approach involving the sustained active participation of women and men in the barangay in the learning process, the leadership and support of local government executives, program managers and local nutrition workers.
Mayor Fortunato R. Abrenilla receives the award for Outstanding Pabasa sa Nutrisyon to the Local Government Unit of Jagna given by the Philippine Association of Nutrition, Inc. thru Hon. Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. and Dr. Florentino Solon. Far left is Municipal Nutrition Action Officer Anita G. Ocmeja.