The Provincial Governance Roadmap for the year 2019 to 2022 was discussed by Engr. Anecita R. Lendio, the Provincial Agriculture Office presented the Provincial Corn Roadmap for the year 2019 to 2023, and Ms. Alerma Yorong, Acting Provincial Tourism Officer talks on the various activities prepared by the Provincial Government in the annual celebration of ‘Paskuhan sa Lanao del Norte’ which will commence on December 7, 2018 until January 6, 2019.
Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Melania A. Untao explains the Nutrition Situation in Lanao del Norte comparing the improvements from 2012 to 2016 of ages 0 to 71 months. The prevalence of Underweight from 0 to 71 months went down from 9.19 to 6.97. For the Severely Underweight an improvement of 2.81 to 1.73 whiles the Overweight decreases from 1.91 to 1.10.
Though there are improvements, Dr. Untao encouraged the Local Chief Executives to continue to support the programs of the Provincial Nutrition Council and fill-in those position (if vacant) for the Municipal Nutrition Action Officer, Undergo trainings for Barangay Nutrition Scholars and create its Municipal Nutrition Action Plan and allocate funds thereof of its implementation.
Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza-Dimaporo, Chairperson of PDC was happy to express that the meeting was fruitful and informative, and expressed gratitude to the Municipal Mayors and their representatives who have come and support the plans and programs of the Provincial Development Council. PIO-LDN