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Cainta em­braces Mag-Ping­gang Pi­noy Tayo! 2019 Pro­gram

- Nutrition · Cainta, Rizal · Philippines

AJINOMOTO Philip­pines Cor­po­ra­tion (APC), in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Depart­ment of Health (DoH) and Food and Nu­tri­tion Re­search In­sti­tute (FNRI), formed ties with the Cainta lo­cal gov­ern­ment to launch the Mag-Ping­gang Pi­noy® Tayo! 2019 Pro­gram. Mag-Ping­gang Pi­noy® Tayo! 2019 Pro­gram aims to unite Cainta to adopt Ping­gang Pi­noy® and pro­mote health­ier eat­ing habits to fight Dou­ble Bur­den of Mal­nu­tri­tion. The pro­gram’s TWG, led by Dr. Ni­eto, has started to con­vene rep­re­sen­ta­tives from the four in­sti­tu­tions to de­velop mod­ules for home­mak­ers, barangay health work­ers and barangay nu­tri­tion schol­ars based on care­ful nu­tri­tion needs as­sess­ment. The ed­u­ca­tion and liveli­hood pro­grams as well as the im­prove­ment eval­u­a­tion will en­sue un­til year 2020.

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