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Nutrition governance discussed

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (April 20, 2021) – Representatives from the Department of Health Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) Regional Office 12, members of the Provincial Nutrition Committee headed by Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, and some provincial heads attend the Zuellig Family Foundation (ZFF) provincial nutrition governance program executive session for the governor on April 15. The meeting focused on strengthening the commitment of the participants in sustaining the progress on nutrition governance and integration and to create an enabling environment for community participation in government processes in the new normal. The discussion also supplemented additional perspective to the governor in assessing and aligning the overall provincial goal for nutrition. Dr. Arvin Alejandro, provincial health officer, said “this is just a continuation of the deep dive which was conducted in 2018 regarding our index case on malnutrition.” Also present during the meeting were Vice Governor Elmer De Peralta and Board Members Irish Louie Arnado-Beñola, Joseph Calanao and George Falgui. (Jake T. Narte-Joshua John Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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