Municipality of Hinatuan Barangay Nutrition Scholars, Nurses and Midwives completed 3-Day Infant and Young Child Feeding-Emergencies Training

The 3-day Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies Training was completed by Hinatuan Barangay Nutrition Scholars and Department of Health- Center for Health Development- Caraga Human Resource for Health Nurses and Midwives on November 16–18, 2022, at the Old RHU Building, Hinatuan, SDS.

Training was safely conducted and  was attended by more than 50 BNS’s and health professionals despite of the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.

Highlights of Training from Day 1 to 3:

Day 1 :

A summary of IYCF-E, the significance of breastfeeding during emergencies, complementary feeding, and nutritional assessment during emergencies.

Day 2:

First 1000 Days Program, Barangay Nutrition Committee, Breastfeeding Support Group roles and responsibilities, and Breastfeeding Support Group organization.

Day 3:

The Provincial Nutrition Action Officer, Ms. Miloniza Serra,RND, spoke on the BNS Planning. Selected participants gave presentations on their plans for re-entry.

The Provincial Governor's Office's Nutrition Division thanks Municipal Mayor Shem G. Garay ably represented by  Ms. Rorafel Jabagat, RN -Municipal Nutrition Action Officer for their initiative.