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.

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.

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 for the use of LGUs in crafting the budget for nutrition.

These rules prescribe the manner, procedure, and guidelines for the implementation of RA 11148 to facilitate compliance and achieve its objectives.

This law mandates local government units to scale up nutrition interventions for the first 1,000 days of a child’s life (i.e., conception to two years old).