OLONGAPO CITY NUTRITION COUNCIL ON MELLPI
The Regional Nutrition Evaluation Team (RNET) has successfully conducted the Annual Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation of Local Level Plan Implementation (MELLPI) in the city of Olongapo last May 10, 2011.
According to City Nutrition Action Officer Richel Eve Torralba, “Maganda ang naging feedback ng mga regional evaluators ayon sa kanilang observation, actual interview, records review at sa kanilang isinagawang validation weighing sa mga preschoolers sa barangay Kalaklan, barangay East Bajac-Bajac at barangay West Bajac-Bajac.”
Based on the feedback of RNET, the Olongapo City Nutrition Council (OCNC) steadfastly and effectively implements its health programs in the city.
“OCNC has good coordination between its members and other agencies working on the programs. It has an improved collection of nutrition program reports, and is also incessant in promoting healthy lifestyle to improve the nutritional status of school children. We also recommended the purchase of Detecto Weighing Scale for health centers and schools to have more accurate data on the weights of the children,” remarked National Nutrition Council III Officer-in-Charge Ma. Vicenta Magpantay during the evaluation.
“Priority ng Olongapo ang mga programang pangkalusugan, kaya meron pa tayong programang pangtelebisyon na “OK KA KAY DOK,” na nagbibigay ng mga health tips sa ating mga kababayan,” Mayor James “Bong” Gordon Jr. stated.