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PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE

NUTRITION PROGRAM SERVICES DIVISION

(PNC Secretariat)

The Nutrition Program Services Division is under the Provincial Governor’s Office (PGO). It serves as the overall secretariat of the Provincial Nutrition Committee (PNC) – a committee organized by the provincial government composed of various local and national government agencies/offices, non-government organizations and academe who are concerned in the implementation of nutrition programs/projects/activities to address malnutrition problems and uplift the nutritional wellbeing of the whole populace of Quirino Province.

PROVINCIAL NUTRITION COMMITTEE

VISION

PNC as the prime mover in the promotion, protection and sustenance of a nutritionally improved Quirino, with self sustaining people, who live in a happy, healthy and productive environment, through community united in action.

MISSION

To foster convergence among stakeholders, through strengthened partnership, towards the provision of holistic and integrated programs and services, that will realize a healthy and well nourished community.

GOALS

  1. Improved nutritional status of populace
  2. Self – sustained healthy community
  3. Strengthened partnership among stakeholders and end users/clients
  4. Readily accessible nutrition services

FUNCTIONS OF THE PROVINCIAL NUTRITION COMMITTEE

  1. Provides periodic statement of the provincial nutrition situation supplemented by the evolving situation among nutritionally high-risk groups.

  2. Formulates annual long term food and nutrition plans and programs which should be made as integral part of the Provincial Development Plan.

  3. Organizes/ strengthen nutrition committees at the local level.

  4. Organizes nutrition surveillance unit for provincial planning and program management at the local level.

  5. Designs and maintains a nutrition Data Bank.

  6. Provides leadership in nutrition advocacy training and education efforts.

  7. Coordinates/monitor/evaluates the implementation of the food and nutrition program in the province.

  8. Provides/generates financial, material and technical support for local government initiatives for the implementation of nutrition programs and project.

  9. Monitors and supervises the accomplishment of Local Nutrition Committees and the Municipal Nutrition Program Coordinators and the Barangay Nutrition Scholars.

  10. Coordinates/facilitates release of funds for nutrition and related programs and projects for both government and non-government agencies and entities involved in the implementation of the nutrition.

  11. Mobilizes the private sector to actively implement the nutrition program.

  12. Ensures effective and efficient utilization of program resources.

FUNCTIONS OF THE PROVINCIAL NUTRITION COMMITTEE SECRETARIAT

  1. Ensure efficient and effective secretariat services for the Provincial Nutrition Program by ensuring complete and accurate documents and data.

  2. Promote good nutrition among the general populace by organizing and coordinating Nutrition Information, Communication and Education (NICE) activities.

Program, Projects, Activities of the Provincial Nutrition Committee & PGO – Nutrition Program Services Division

  • Promotion of Good Nutrition
    1. 10 Kumainments/ Nutritional Guidelines for Filipinos
    2. Pinggang Pinoy
    3. 1st 1000 Days of Child’s Life
    4. Infant & Young Child Feeding (IYCF)
    5. Breastfeeding
      1. Promotion of exclusive breastfeeding
      2. Campaign on breastmilk donation
  • Pabasa sa Nutrisyon/ Health & Nutrition Classes
  • Dietary Supplementation
    1. 6-23 month undernourished Pre School Children (PS)
    2. Pregnant (undernourished/high risk)
  • Capability Building
    1. Nutrition Program Management
    2. Infant & Young Child Feeding
    3. Child Growth Standard
    4. BNS Program
    5. Nutrition in Emergencies/Disaster
  • Child Growth Promotion & Monitoring
  • Ensure Functionality of Nutrition Committee
    1. Conduct of Nutrition  Planning, Advocacy, Meetings
    2. Monitoring  and Evaluation of  nutrition program
  • Data Gathering & Banking
  • Monitoring & Evaluation of Local Nutrition Committee & Worker

 

RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS CONFERRED TO QUIRINO PROVINCE ON NUTRITION PROGRAM

(and awards received by the PGO-NPSD Staff)

Regional and National level

Year

Title of Award

Organization

2008

Gawad Pagkain – Special Citation for Food Secured province

National Nutrition Council and Department of Agriculture (National)

2008

Nutrition Program Coordinator

Luningning P. Rhodes

Model Employee

Provincial Government of Quirino

2009

Green Banner Award (GBA)

National Nutrition Council R02

2010

1st Year Consistent Regional Outstanding Winner in Nutrition (CROWN) Maintenance Award

PGO-Nutrition Program Services Division

Outstanding Community United in Action

Nutrition Program Coordinator

Luningning P. Rhodes

Leadership Award

National Nutrition Council R02

Provincial Government of Quirino

2011

2nd Year Consistent Regional Outstanding Winner in Nutrition (CROWN) Maintenance Award

National Nutrition Council R02

2012

Consistent Regional Outstanding Winner in Nutrition (CROWN)

National Nutrition Council

Region 02 and National

2013

1st Year Consistent Regional Outstanding Winner in Nutrition (CROWN) Maintenance Award

National Nutrition Council

Region 02 and National

2014

2nd Year Consistent Regional Outstanding Winner in Nutrition (CROWN) Maintenance Award

National Nutrition Council

Region 02 and National

2015

Nutrition Honor Award (NHA)

Hall of fame ( the highest award on Nutrition Program)

National Nutrition Council

Region 02 and National

2017

Pabasa sa Nutrsiyon Outstanding Implementer Award

Nutrition Center of the Philippines

2018

Pabasa sa nutrisyon Outstanding Award (1st Year Maintenance Award)

Nutrition Program Coordinator

Luningning P. Rhodes

Outstanding Partner of the I LOVE Quirino CARAVAN Project

Nutrition Program Coordinator

Luningning P. Rhodes

Most Outstanding Constituent United in Action

Nutrition Center of the Philippines

Provincial Government of Quirino

Provincial Government of Quirino

2019

Nutrition Program Coordinator

Luningning P. Rhodes

Service Award for Efficient Services in Nutrition Program for 25 years

Provincial Government of Quirino

National Nutrition Council

Region 02 and National