The Celebration of the 48th Nutrition Month Campaign
Today, the Local Government Unit of Claveria conducted the celebration of the 48th Nutrition Month campaign. With the initiative of the Municipal Nutrition Action Officer, Ms. Juliet Atiagan, Barangay Bacsay Cataraoan Sur (identified as Nutritionally depressed barangay) was chosen as recipient of this year’s nutrition caravan.
The activity was graced by Hon. Lucille Angelus Guillen-Yapo-the Local Chief Executive, Hon. Fredelino Agpuldo- Municipal Vice Mayor, and Hon. Edson Paul Flores, Sangguniang Bayan Chair – Committee on Health and they expressed their support in all nutrition programs and undertakings. This event became an opportunity for the LCE to identify clients eligible for the services of the Claveria Cares Program.
With the conduct of the nutrition caravan, various health services were provided to constituents, such as medical check up undertaken by the Municipal Health Officer Milrose F. Tangonan, MD. A brief lecture and dental check up was also provided by the Municipal Health dentist, Dr. Kennette Macalma, while COVID19 vaccination was done by the nurses from HRH-CVCHD.
Ms. Roselle Agcaoili, Agricultural Technologist from the Municipal Agriculture Office was also present for the distribution of vegetable seeds.
Ms. Juliet Atiagan also led the distribution of radios to families with malnourished children as sponsored by Radio Kalugaran.
This activity was made possible with the support of the Barangay Council headed by Punong Barangay Norlito Castillo.
Malnutrisyon, sama samang gawan ng solusyon!