National Nutrition Council bares green banner awardees in Region IX

November 14, 2014 11:35 am 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Nov. 13 -– The National Nutrition Council (NNC) has afforded the green banner award to three local government units (LGUs) in the region as the Regional Outstanding Nutrition Program Implementers in an awarding ceremony Thursday in this city.

The Regional Outstanding Nutrition Program Implementers are the following: Zamboanga City, city category; Piñan, Zamboanga del Norte, municipality category; and, Zamboanga Sibugay, provincial category.

Each of the three LGUs, as recipients of the green banner award, has received a trophy and a laptop from the NNC.

NNC Regional Nutrition Program Coordinator Maria del Pilar Pamela Tarroza said the green banner award is given to LGU that showed outstanding in the implementation of nutrition program in respective localities.

The assessment is being done every quarter of the year by an evaluation team to evaluate the nutrition program implementation.

A certification of recognition was also given to the outstanding nutrition action officers comprising of the following: Marelene Garcia, Zamboanga Sibugay; Dr. Rodelin Agbulos, Zamboanga City; Dr. Domiciano Talaboc, Polanco, Zamboanga del Norte; Dr. Ricardo Awit, Piñan, Zamboanga del Norte; and Nena Pedroza, Alicia, Zamboanga Sibugay.

Certificates of recognition and cash were also given to outstanding Barangay Nutrition Scholars.

“We appreciate their efforts and leadership in improving the nutrition situation in their area,” Tarroza said. (PNA)



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