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Provincial Nutrition Action Office

Profile

VISION
A nutritionally sound Province   with a minimal malnutrition problem, a food secured home and community, and a population with maximum mental performance and productivity.
MISSION
To improve the nutritional well-being of the Lagunenses by reducing the prevalence of malnutrition and hunger through policy and program formulation and coordination with other agencies and organizations.
FUNCTIONS
  1. Formulates measures and develops strategies and provides technical assistance and support to the Governor particularly those which have something to do with nutrition program and projects which the Governor is empowered to provide.
  2. Formulates and plan a Provincial Nutrition Action Plan base on the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition and integrate it with the provincial development plan.
  3. Conducts periodic field visit to monitor and assess the implementation of the nutrition programs and activities of the Municipal Nutrition Committee (MNC) concerned in accordance with the approved Municipal Nutrition Action Plan (MNAP).
  4. Coordinates with the Provincial Nutrition Committee (PNC) in the evaluation of  nutrition and nutrition related programs and projects.
  5. Oversees continuing research and training program necessary to evolve plan and program for implementation.
  6. Prepares comprehensive plan and other nutrition documents for consideration of the Provincial Development Conuncil.
  7. Integrates and coordinates all nutrition action plans undertaken by the different agencies concerned and government organizations involved in nutrition program.
  8. Promotes community participation in nutrition planning through the active organization of all Barangay Nutrition Committee (BNC).
  9. Exercise technical supervision over all Municipal Nutrition Action Officers (MNAO) of the 26 municipalities.
  10. Serves as resource person in provincial and sub-provincial nutrition program implementation.
  11. Coordinates with National Nutrition Council (NNC) in the implementation of the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN).