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Nutrition Month Theme 2016: “First 1000 days ni baby, pahalagahan para sa malusog na kinabukasan”

Elementary and high schools all over the country will be celebrating the National Nutrition Month or “Buwan ng Nutrisyon” this July. According to the National Nutrition Council (NNC), the theme for this year’s celebration is “First 1000 days ni baby pahalagahan para sa malusog na kinabukasan (Nurture your baby’s first 1000 days for a healthy future).

In a statement, NNC explained that the theme aims to highlight the significance of the first 1000 days of life, which roughly covers a child’s first three years. “The first 1000 days has been called the ‘golden window of opportunity’ for a comprehensive package of nutrition and related interventions to achieve significant changes in reduction in child stunting, underweight and wasting, at the same time contribute to complete child development,” the council said.

The chosen theme is based on the winning entry of Desiree P. Reyes of Los Baños, Laguna. This year’s nutrition month has two main objectives:

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The theme for National Nutrition Month 2016 is “First 1000 days ni baby pahalagahan para sa malusog na kinabukasan” (Credits: www.nnc.gov.ph)

1) To create awareness on the importance of proper infant and young child feeding practices, particularly exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months and giving appropriate complementary food after six months while continuing breastfeeding.

2) To promote collaboration among various stakeholders both at the national and local levels for programs serving families with pregnant mothers and children less than two years old.

The national nutrition month is celebrated every July as stipulated in Presidential Decree 491, which also mandated the creation of NNC in 1974. It must be noted that during that time, then-President Ferdinand Marcos had both executive and legislative powers.

The Department of Education is expected to release a memorandum sometime this June outlining suggested activities to be organized by schools in connection to the Nutrition Month celebration.

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27 thoughts on “Nutrition Month Theme 2016: “First 1000 days ni baby, pahalagahan para sa malusog na kinabukasan””

  1. Nurnisa Joe says:

    mag gawa kami slogan!

    1. immarie says:

      Hahahahah parihas tayo ng activity… apirrrr

    2. Anthony gomez says:

      Hirap gumawa ng slogan patulong

  2. emmarie says:

    ang hirap po ng para sa essay writing

    1. jessie robredo says:

      andali dali lang naman ng essay,di mo pa magawa!!!bobo ka pala eh

      1. lei jenevive umbay says:

        oo nga po. madali lng gumawa ng essay lalo na kung madali lng ung tema. hnd mo nmn po kailangang sabihan ung tao na bobo sya dahil lang sinabi nyang mahirap gumawa ng para sa essay.

  3. ricamara says:

    gawa kami slogan penge tema

  4. arjun says:

    may idea po ba kayo sa poster or slogan?

  5. LoveSE04 says:

    Pls…..ung pang essay naman po for this year theme!!!!

  6. adrian marasigan says:

    reply nmn po kau ng tittle sa essay

    1. gm kyle padillo says:

      essay pls title

  7. kat5hlyn says:

    may idea po ba kayo sa slogan for this year?

    1. manuel says:

      dayummm

  8. hanz patricia says:

    Meron po bang kayong essay about sa tema natin ngayon para sa nutrition month?

  9. Rizzamae says:

    thankz. ….damu kung nalaman…

  10. mayu says:

    Tnx sa info..

  11. Zhalyn says:

    Cno po ba may idea as slogan

  12. Princess says:

    Esssssssay😭

  13. erwin says:

    ano po pwedeng slogan po doon sa nutrtion month all about baby
    15 sentences please answer im begging all of you to answer

    1. Gelai says:

      Tae mo

  14. junalyn says:

    esssssayyyyy huhuhu

    1. jaybee nympha duco says:

      Pwede po ba akong magpaturo ng slogan kailangan no na po kc ngaun?!!!

  15. Jackielou says:

    essayyyyy! 🙁

  16. jancie cathes denauto says:

    gus2 ko sanang makakuha ng basehan para xa essay xa nutition month

  17. myrnard says:

    ano po ang the best na s;ogan para dto?????

  18. madeline says:

    ano po ba ang magandang slogan at poster making
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  19. esme says:

    ,gawa kami speech para sa nutrition month

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