Province joins Nutrition Month 2015 celebration

The Province of Cebu joined again the Nutrition Month celebration in July. The Provincial Health Office (PHO) is the lead in the participation of the activities in partnership with the National Nutrition Council and the Department of Health Region 7.

On July 1, a holy mass at the St. Joseph Parish Church in Mabolo, Cebu City opened the celebration. This was followed by a nutrition counseling and cheerdance competition at the SM City Cebu event center.

On July 4, an early morning dubbed 6km. Nutri-Run, was held with the theme ‘Pagamay sa Dinaganay.’ Assembly area was at the Plaza Independencia. Assembly time was 3:30 a.m.

A poster-making contest among Capitol employees was organized by the Province. The theme of the contest is: ‘Timbang iwasto sa tamang nutrisyon at ehersisyo.’

Submission of entries is from July 15 to 20. Announcement of winners will be on July 30.

Criteria for judging are relevance to the theme (40%), creativity and presentation (40%), and originality (20%).

Prizes are P3,000 (first); P2,000 (second), P1,000 (third), and P500 (consolation). Details of the contest can be obtained from the PHO.