Cainta embraces Mag-Pinggang Pinoy Tayo! 2019 Program
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.