While nutrition programs abound, a lack of cohesive planning and implementation has prevented a more rapid elimination of malnutrition among Filipino children. See how Zuellig Family Foundation’s pilot nutrition program, in partnership with Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Foundation, accelerated the decline in stunting and wasting in a rural town. The program helped health and nutrition leaders […]
Executive Order No. 138 – Full Devolution of Certain Functions of the Executive Branch to Local Governments, Creation of a Committee on Devolution, and for other purposes
This order shall cover all LGUs, departments, agencies, and instrumentalities of the executive branch whose functions are in line with the devolved functions of the LGUs under Section 17 of RA No. 7160 and other existing laws which subsequently devolved functions of the NG to LGUs.
Gabay para sa Midwife, Barangay Nutrition Scholar (BNS), at Barangay Health Worker (BHW) sa Pagbibigay ng Serbisyong Pangkalusugan at Pangnutrisyon, at Referral para sa mga Buntis at mga Bata
This manual intended to improve knowledge and skills of frontline service providers on anthropometric measurement/ assessment for pregnant women and under-2 children; delivery of maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition services; inter-sectoral referral in nutrition.
Colloquium Booklet: Strengthening Local Nutrition Systems in First 1,000 Days in Gamay, Northern Samar and Looc, Romblon
This booklet details the culminating activity for ZFF’s pilot project in nutrition. It includes the results of the project, main lessons learned, and stories of the mayor and his/her municipal team’s leadership journey.
Template for Ordinance on the Comprehensive Nutrition Program
An editable file that outlines suggested provisions in formulating a comprehensive ordinance to support the implementation, coordination, resourcing and monitoring of the nutrition program at the local level. The template is in document format to enable its users to customize or edit the suggested ordinance provisions according to local needs and context.
The Excel-based costing tool was developed to assist provinces, cities, and municipalities in identifying, cost-estimating, and prioritizing nutrition programs, projects, and activities based on the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN) 2017-2022. It is also useful in estimating the budgetary requirements of a three-year local nutrition action plan.
The Ascent of Local Governments in Nutrition in the Philippines, A Compendium of Actions on Nutrition
This is a compilation of stories from 11 LGUs which have shown outstanding nutrition leadership.
Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN) Executive Summary
The Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN) 2017-2022 is the country’s response to malnutrition. An integral component and as a companion plan of the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022, PPAN provides the framework for improving the nutritional status of Filipinos.
JMC 2019-0001 on PPAN
Guidelines on the Integration of Specific Programs, Projects and Activities (PPAS) from the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN) 2017-2022 to the Local Development Plans, Investment Programs and Budget of the Local Government Units. This Joint Memorandum Circular of DILG and DOH is the latest set of guidelines issued by concerned national government agencies […]
Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA 11148
These rules prescribe the manner, procedure, and guidelines for the implementation of RA 11148 to facilitate compliance and achieve its objectives.